ASI among 3 cops killed in twin attacks in Srinagar


zadibalASI among 3 cops killed in twin attacks in Srinagar

KG News Desk

Srinagar, May 23: Three policemen including an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police , were killed in two separate attacks in Srinagar city on Monday.

A senior police officer told Kashmir Glory that the unknown gunmen carried out the first attack at Zadibal in Old City. “In the incident two cops sustained serious injuries”.

Both the injured were shifted to SKIMS Soura where doctors declared them brought dead on arrival.

The deceased have been identified as Ali Mohammad Bhat (ASI) of Surigam, Sogam, Kupwara and Nazir Ahmad (HC) of Chack Sarmarg, Handwara.

Later, an hour after, the second attack took place at Tengpora area of the city resulting into injuries to another cop, he said.

“The cop soon after reached the hospital succumbed to injuries due to grave bullet wounds”, the officer said.

The officer identified the deceased as Mohammad Sadiq.

Official sources said that the gunmen also decamped with an assault rifle.