Saturday, September 23, 2023

Zewan Attack: One more cop succumbs, toll 3

Srinagar: Three among 14 police personnel injured in a militant attack on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Zewan succumbed to wounds at a hospital here, officials said on Monday.

A bus of police’s armed forces was fired upon near Aripora Zeewan in outskirts of Srinagar on Srinagar-Jammu highway on Monday afternoon.

Official sources told GNS at least 14 cops were injured. Three of them identified as Assistant Sub Inspector Ghulam Hassan, Safique Ali (Sgct) and Constable Rameez Ahmad succumbed to injuries at a hospital here, they said. A senior police officer confirmed to GNS that three policemen died.

When this report was filed searches in the area were going on. However there were no immediate reports about arrest of any person so far. Emerging story. More details waited. (GNS)

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