Terrorists attack police team in Srinagar, sub-inspector dead

Zakura update: Injured police officer succumbs

To pay homage to martyr police officer Mr. Imran Tak, a wreath laying ceremony was held in DPL Srinagar.

The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was behind the shootout on a police team today on the outskirts of the summer capital, in which a sub-inspector was killed and another personnel injured, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Munir Khan said. It is a new era digital news platform for the technology savvy generation.

Officials said three militants travelling in a vehicle were intercepted by the police. The militant he escaped with took his body to his home.

The police officer identified the militant as Mugees Ahmad Mir from Parimpora of Srinagar and was active since many years.

The officer said that Mugees was presently affiliated with Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind led by Zakir Musa.

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Meanwhile, massive protests were reported from Parimpora area of Srinagar at the time of filing this report.

His body reached his native place in the evening and large number of people including men and women gathered at his residence. According to police, Mir was injured in the shootout and died in the orchard.

Later, police came to know that Mugees Ahmad Mir, one of the two militants who had managed to escape, was brought home dead.

While condemning the killing of police officer, Singh said the "sacrifices rendered by police officers would be remembered forever and the perpetrators of the violence would be dealt with sternly".

Schools, colleges will closed in Srinagar on Saturday.

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