J&K Police sub-inspector killed by militants

Jammu and Kashmir police pays homage to officer killed in Srinagar militants attack

A police Sub-Inspector (SI) and a militant were killed and a Special Police Officer (SPO) was injured when militants attacked a naka party in Srinagar outskirts Friday afternoon.

"We have information that it is a group of the Lashkar and some of them have been identified", Khan told reporters after paying tributes to Tak here.

"Restrictions will remain in force in Parimpora, Khanyar, M R Gunj, Nowahtta, Maisuma, Kralkhud, Rainawari and Safakadal police station areas tomorrow to prevent any law and order problems", the official said. "His body has reached his home and we have started further investigation", they said.

Sources said Mugees belonged to Ansar Ghazwat ul Hind, an Al-Qaeda Kashmir cell headed by Zakir Moosa. One terrorist was arrested while two escaped from the scene.

Meanwhile, massive protests are being reported from Parimpora area of Srinagar.

Mugees Ahmad Mir, a resident of the city's Parimpora area, was brought home dead this evening, a police official said, adding that he was injured in the shoot-out.

"There was a shootout between the militants and the SOG team in which, unfortunately. He succumbed while fleeing", said a police officer.

Search operation in Kulgam woods was going on.

Police sources said police party had gone for an anti-militancy operation in Zakura area after receiving inputs about presence of militants there.

"Tak was injured in the shootout and died at the SKIMS".

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