Jammu: Pakistan based terror outfit, Hizbul Mujahideen has claimed the attack in Srinagar which left three police officials dead. This is the first ever terrorist attack ever since Mehbooba Mufti-led PDP-BJP coalition government took office in Jammu and Kashmir.
As per reports, the heavily armed unidentified terrorists attacked a police party at Zadibal Police Station in Srinagar, killing two policemen – ASI Nazeer Ahmed and Constable Basheer Ahmed.
Another junior level officer sustained to the injuries in the attack.
Confirming the attack, an officer in his statement to a daily said, “Motorcycle borne militants attacked a ‘Naka’ (checking) party near the mills in Zadibal area of Srinagar city today. When the motorcycle borne militants were signalled to stop, they fired at the police party resulting in the death of an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) and a constable. The militants fled after carrying out the attack. A high alert has been sounded in the city to nab the assassins.”
Two hours after this attack, the militants launched another attack in the Srinagar, attacking the CRPF post in Tengpora. The attack left one CRPF jawan killed. The terrorists tried to snatch the rifle of the jawan.
Heavy reinforcement has been sent to the attack sites and the entire area has been cordoned off.
Also, a manhunt has been launched in the area to nab the assailants.