Srinagar, May 24: A policeman was killed while his daughter was injured in a militant attack at Aanchar area Soura area of Srinagar on Tuesday.
Police in a tweet said that a policeman identified as Saifullah Qadri, son of Muhammad Syed Qadri, of Malik Saab was fired upon by gunmen, leaving him critically wounded.
Police said the injured cop succumbed at the hospital while his daughter was being treated.
“Terrorists fired upon one policeman Saifullah Qadri S/o Mohd Syed Qadri, R/o Malik Saab, in Soura (Anchar) area. He is critically injured. His daughter also got injured,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted soon after the incident took place.
Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir zone Vijay Kumar while commenting on the incident said that the militants showed “most inhuman face” by killing the unarmed policeman and injuring his minor daughter at Soura area of Srinagar. He also said that police will soon identify the militants involved in the act and neutralize them.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the wreath laying ceremony of slain policeman Saifullah Qadri here, the IGP said that the militants have shown the most inhuman face by attacking Saifullah who was taking his minor daughter to hospital for treatment. “In the incident, we lost the policeman who was unarmed. What was the fault of his daughter who suffered injuries and is being treated at the hospital,” the IGP Kumar said.
He said that police will soon identify the attackers and kill them. He said that militants have been attacking the unarmed policemen who are on leave. “The families of militants should also condemn today’s act in which the minor girl of the policeman was injured,” he said.