NEW DELHI: In a throwback to deadly Pulwama terror attack, at least two personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police were left dead and at least 12 personnel of grievously injured on Monday after terrorists opened fire on their bus in Zewan area on the outskirts of Srinagar city, according to Kashmir administration.
At the time of filing this report, an ASI Ghulam Hasan Bhat and senior grade constable Shafeeq Ali died at 92 Base hospital in Srinagar after bullets were pumped into them.
The injured were taken to various locations including Zewan MI room and Bone & joints hospital Baramulla.
#SrinagarTerrorAttack: Among the injured police personnel, 01 ASI & a Selection Grade Constable #succumbed to their injuries & attained #martyrdom. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/VPe0Pwoyfy
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) December 13, 2021
The police personnel belong to J&K armed police 9th battalion.
“This evening a bus carrying our 25 personnel was attacked by 2-3-three terrorists. 14 injured, of which 2 martyred, 12 out of danger. 1 terrorist who was shot managed to flee. JeM’s Kashmir Tigers has claimed responsibility. We are monitoring the situation,” said Kashmir Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar while addressing the situation.
The New Indian will update the story after more details emerge on ground on the claimants of attack.
J&K Police said that outfit is yet to be identified.