Today at about 8pm , two unidentified militants fired indiscriminately upon a police inspector, in front of local mosque while he was going for prayer at 8 pm at Menganwari Nowgam area of district Srinaga, said police.
IGP Kashmir, DIG CKR and SSP Srinagar reached at the spot where attack took place and inspected “scene of crime”.
Preliminary investigation revealed that two militants fired upon a police Inspector Parvez Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Nabi Dar from pistols while he was going to offer Magrib Prayers.
In this incident, he had sustained grievous bullet injuries and was shifted to nearby hospital for the treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries.
“We pay our rich tributes to the martyr who Left behind his Wife and inconsolable two young children a 13 years old daughter and 10 years old son,” said police in a statement.
The statement added: “CCTV footage shows firing by two militants with pistols. Identification is being done. Suspects are being questioned.”
“Police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the circumstances which lead to this incident. Area has been cordoned off and search in the area is going on.”