Srinagar: A day forward of the Independence Day, Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists shot lifeless two Jammu and Kashmir policemen and wounded one other in indiscriminate firing in Nowgam space on the outskirts of the Srinagar metropolis, police stated.
They stated the terrorists have been recognized and can be neutralised quickly.
Terrorists fired indiscriminately on a police get together close to Nowgam bypass Friday morning, a police official stated, including three policemen have been injured within the assault.
The policemen have been shifted to a hospital the place two of them succumbed and the third was present process remedy, the official stated.
Inspector-Common of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, stated the JeM carried out the assault.
“They fired indiscriminately and two of our jawans were martyred… We have identified them, they belong to JeM group. We will neutralise them soon,” Kumar advised reporters close to the positioning of the assault.
Requested whether or not there have been any inputs a couple of attainable terrorist assault on the eve of the Independence Day, the IGP stated the police get such inputs yearly.
“We’ve got such inputs yearly earlier than August 15 and January 26. We had inputs that they’ll strive (an assault) in some space. The boys have been alert and ready, however they (the militants) got here from the rear facet and fired on them.
“We’ve got cordoned off the world and the searches are on. It is a slender lane and there was civilian motion and if our boys would have retaliated, there would have been lack of civilian, so that they exercised restraint,” Kumar stated.
PDP condemned the assault, saying it’ll additional irritate the state of affairs for Kashmiris.
“Vehemently condemn the attack on @JmuKmrPolice personnel. Such attacks further aggravate the situation for Kashmiris already reeling under double disaster post-August 5. We join the families of deceased in mourning their loss,” the get together tweeted.
Vehemently condemn the assault on @JmuKmrPolice personnel.
Such assaults additional irritate the state of affairs for Kashmiri’s already reeling underneath double catastrophe put up August 5.
We be part of the households of deceased in mourning their loss.
— J&Ok PDP (@jkpdp) August 14, 2020
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