Srinagar district.uspected militants on Thursday evening shot dead a policeman in Central Kashmir’s
Police sources said that militants fired at Javaid Ahmad Kambay at Sadpora – Safakladal, in Srinagar district. The police officer was rushed to the hospital, but the doctors declared him brought dead.
“Today at about 1930 hours, militants fired upon a police constable identified as Javaid Ahmad, near Sadpora – Safakadal,” said a police official. “The officer received gunshot injuries and was evacuated to nearby hospital. However, he succumbed to his injuries and attained martyrdom, ” he added.
The cop as per the official was security guard of a High Court Judge.
Soon after the incident, a joint team of government forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation to trace the militants behind the attack. However, till late evening, no arrests had been made.