by Bilal Bahadur


A day before August 15, when the security arrangements as a norm were intense and movements were usually restricted, a locality in Srinagar outskirts witnessed the mayhem. Identified as Gulshan lane in Nowgam area, militants attacked a police party, injuring three policemen at around 9:30 in the morning (August 14, 2020)
The slain duo has been identified as Ishfaq Ayoub and Fayaz Ahmad, both from IRP’s 20 batallion.The injured cop is Muhammad Ashraf and he has bullet injuries on right hand.
Cops wearing black uniforms in huge numbers scanned the area after the attack. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur
The cops took home searches in the area. But there was no report of any arrest.
Security personnel arrive near the site where militants fired at police near Nowgam bypass in Srinagar on August 14, 2020. At least two policemen were killed and another got injured. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur
Family mourning the death of their son Ishfaq Ayoub at Maloora area of Srinagar. Scores of people attended the funeral prayers of Ishfaq. (August 14, 2020)


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