Police Inspector Parvez Ahmad Dar
Police Inspector Parvez Ahmad Dar Nissar Malik/IANS (FIle photo)

Terrorists with pistols shoot dead J&K police inspector

Srinagar, June 23, 2021

Two terrorists with pistols shot dead a police inspector on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday evening, officials said.

Police said that, at about 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening, two unidentified terrorists fired indiscriminately upon a police inspector, in front of the local mosque, while he was going for prayer in the Menganwaji Nowgam area of Srinagar district.

Senior police officers reached the spot and inspected the scene of the crime.

"Preliminary investigation revealed that two terrorists fired upon a Police Inspector, Parvez Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Nabi Dar from pistols while he was going to offer Magrib prayers," police said.

"In this terror incident, he had sustained grievous bullet injuries and was shifted to nearby hospital for treatment, where he succumbed to his injuries. We pay our rich tributes to the martyr who left behind his wife and inconsolable two young children, a 13-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old son."

Police said CCTV footage showed the firing was done by two terrorists with pistols.

"Identification is being done. Suspects are being questioned," police said.

Police have registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the circumstances which led to the terror crime. The area has been cordoned off and a search is going on.


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