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Two useless, 10 injured in terror assault on police bus in Srinagar; PM provides condolences to kin of killed

Terror group United Liberation Front has taken duty for the assault, as per Information18

Representational picture. PTI

At least two had been left useless and a minimum of 12 personnel of the Jammu and Kashmir Police injured after militants opened hearth on their bus in Zewan space on the outskirts of Srinagar metropolis on Monday, the 20th anniversary of the Parliament Attack, officers stated.

The incident occurred in Pantha Chowk space this night, officers stated.   The space has been cordoned off and a search operation launched to trace down the assailants, the officers added.

 

 

Among the injured police personnel, one ASI  and a Selection Grade Constable succumbed to their accidents and attained martyrdom, tweeted Kashmir Police.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought particulars on the incident and expressed condolonces to the kin of these killed within the terror assault.

ANI quoted Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar as saying that one terrorist who was shot managed to flee and. JeM’s Kashmir Tigers has claimed duty for the assault. “We are monitoring the situation,” Kumar added.

But as per Information18, terror group United Liberation Front  has taken duty for the assault.

The checklist of injured police personnel:

  1. ASI GHULAM HASSAN NO. 861250
  2. CT SAJAD AHMAD NO. 641AP 9TH
  3. CT RAMEEZ AHMAD NO. 734 AP 9TH
  4. CT BISHEMBR DASS NO. 129 AP 9TH
  5. SGCT SANJAY KUMAR NO. 458 AP 9TH
  6. SGCT VIKAS SHARMA NO. 557 AP 9TH
  7. CT ABDUL MAJEED NO. 399 AP 9TH
  8. CT MUDASIR AHMAD NO. 301 AP 9TH
  9. CT RAVI KANTH NO. 719 AP 9TH
  10. CT SHOWKAT ALI NO. 434 AP 9TH
  11. CT ARSHID MOHAMMAD NO. 518 AP 9TH
  12. SGCT SAFIQUE ALI NO. 782 AP 9TH
  13. CT SATVEER SHARMA NO. 657 AP 9TH
  14. CT AADIL ALI NO. 432 AP 9TH

Terrorists fired upon a police car close to Zewan in Pantha Chowk space of Srinagar. 14 personnel injured within the assault. All the injured personnel evacuated to hospital. Area cordoned off. Further particulars shall observe: Kashmir Zone Police (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/IfEXEh3wii — ANI (@ANI) December 13, 2021

Further particulars of the incident are awaited, they added. According to a tweet by Kashmir Police, “The terrorists fired upon a police car close to Zewan in Pantha Chowk space of Srinagar. All the injured personnel evacuated to hospital. Area cordoned off.”

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha instructed ANI: “Strongly condemn the cowardly terrorist assault on J&Okay Police bus in Srinagar. My homage to our courageous martyred police personnel. We are dedicated to make sure that perpetrators are punished. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved households.”

Tweeting his condolences, Omar Abdullah, former CM of Jammu and Kashmir, wrote, “Terrible news of a terror attack on a police bus on the outskirts of Srinagar. I unequivocally condemn this attack while at the same time send my heartfelt condolences to the families of the deceased & prayers for the injured.”

 

 

Mehbooba Mufti, former CM of J&Okay, expressed her grief on Twitter, writing, “Terribly sad to hear about the Srinagar attack in which two policemen were killed. GOIs false narrative of normalcy in Kashmir stands exposed yet there has been no course correction. My condolences to the bereaved families.”

The BJP’s Jammu and Kashmir unit spokesman Altaf Thakur stated the assault displays the “frustration” on the a part of militants as they select darkness to focus on the police bus. He expressed deep condolences on the dying of two policemen.
The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) condemned the assault as an “mindless and inhuman act”.

The social gathering stated the safety state of affairs has “deteriorated to a largest extent” and the federal government should take measures to comprise lack of lives. Peoples Conference led by Sajad Lone additionally condemned the assault.

“Terrible sad news. We unreservedly condemn the terrorist attack on @JmuKmrPolice personnel in Zewan today. Deepest condolences to the families of deceased. Join us in praying for speedy recovery to the injured,” the PC wrote on Twitter.
Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari termed the assault “heinous and cowardly”.

“J&K Apni Party President Altaf Bukhari (@AltafBukhari01) condemns the henious and cowardly attack on a bus ferrying @JmuKmrPolice personnel at Zewan #Srinagar. He extended his solidarity with the families of deceased & prayed for speedy recovery to the injured,” the social gathering wrote on Twitter.

This assault comes simply days after two policemen had been killed in a militant assault in Bandipora’s Gulshan.

“Terrorists fired upon a police party at Gulshan Chowk area of Bandipora. In this terror incident, two police personnel namely SgCT Mohd Sultan and Ct Fayaz Ahmad got injured and attained martyrdom,” the police had stated in a tweet.

With inputs from businesses

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