South Kashmir attacks, The Police version


Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday late evening issued a statement regarding three separate incidents happened in south Kashmir.

“A special police officer was martyred and his wife injured after terrorists fired upon them at Katsoo, Bijbehara in their house. At the time of the incident, the SPO was unarmed with his family.  His wife has been shifted to hospital,” the spokesman said in a statement.

In another incident, terrorists fired upon one Sayar Wani when he was coming out of masjid after prayers in Kulgam. He was hit in his leg. Reportedly he has received four bullets on his leg. The said person is a teacher in a local madrassa. He was immediately shifted to hospital where his condition is stated to be stable, the spokesman added.

The spokesman said that as reported by the army in Shopian, an MVCP of 44RR was fired upon by militants travelling in a swift car, which was signaled to stop.

“The militants fired upon the naka party, which was retaliated by the men on duty with extreme caution. Terrorists lost control of the vehicle and the car got stuck. Consequently, the terrorists abandoned the car and managed to flee. The police have reached the spot,” police said.

“Further it has come to the notice that one individual namely Shahid Bhat has been brought to a hospital with a bullet injury. The circumstances in which he received the injury is being ascertained,” the spokesman said.

The spokesman said that the injured is stated to be stable. There is no report of any protest in the area as reported by certain sections of media. The area has been cordoned off more details shall follow.

“FIR’s in all the three incidents have been lodged and an investigation was taken up by the Police,” the spokesman said.


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