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  • Wreath laying ceremony for Martyr Kamal Kishore held at DPL Srinagar
  • 3 Cops including an officer injured in a Grenade attack at Pattan; One terrorist responsible for the attack apprehended

SRINAGAR: A statement issued by the police media centre reads as, today on a specific input regarding the presence of terrorists in Syed Ali Akbar area of Fatehkadal, a cordon and search operation was laid by JKP and CRPF personnel. During cordon and search operation civilians were evacuated. While search operation was going on at target location, terrorists made indiscriminate firing from inside.

 

In the ensuing gunfight, constable Kamal Kishore of JKP attained martyrdom while two JKP and CRPF personnel also received injuries. During the encounter all the two terrorists and their active accomplice refused to come out of the house and in turn fired upon the search party. Consequently they were killed in the encounter. The eliminated terrorists and the active accomplice have been identified as Mehraj-ud-Din Bangroo, Fahad Mushtaq Waza and Rayees Ahmad.

 

Mehraj-ud-Din Bangroo @Asif @Piya son of Sona-ul-Lah Bangroo resident of Narparistan FatehKadal had a long history of criminal records pertaining to terror related activities. He was involved in case FIR No. 146/2002 U/S 7/25 I. A. Act P/S M.R. Gunj, FIR No. 32/2007 U/S 307 RPC 7/27 I.A. Act P/S M.R. Gunj, FIR No 27/2016 U/S 302 RPC, 7/27 IA Act of PS Zadibal related to killing of two police personnel at Bagh-e-Ali Mardan Khan near Zadibal, FIR No 69/2016 U/S 302, 392 RPC 7/27 IA Act. of PS Batamaloo  pertaining to killing of one police personnel and snatching  of his weapon at Tengpora Batamaloo. He was also involved in several terror attack cases including of series of grenade attacks.

Faid Mushtaq Waza son of Mushtaq Ahmad Waza resident of Akilmir Khanyar was also involved in several terror related incidents. Many cases were registered against him including FIR No. 45/2016 U/S 148, 149, 336, 332, 427 RPC, FIR No. 28/2017 U/S 147, 148, 149, 336, 152, 353 RPC at Police Station Khanyar. The complicity of Rayees Ahmad who was part of the group in providing shelter and logistics to the terrorists is being investigated. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. Police has registered a case in this regard and investigation has been initiated.

 

Moreover, In an advisory issued by Srinagar police, general public is requested not to go near the Fateh Kadal encounter site as it is being sanitized and cleared by Bomb Disposal (BD) squad of J&K Police. Entering in such area can prove dangerous due to un-cleared explosive materials. People are requested to cooperate with police till area is properly checked/cleared by police from all the explosive materials.

 

  • Wreath laying ceremony for Martyr Kamal Kishore held at DPL Srinagar

SRINAGAR: To pay homage to martyr Kamal Kishore who made supreme sacrifice in the line of duty at FatehKadal, a wreath laying ceremony was held at District Police Lines Srinagar. Civil and Police officers led by DGP J&K laid floral wreaths on the mortal remains and paid rich tributes to the martyr.

Among others who paid rich tributes includes Director Vigilance Shri S.J.M Gillani-IPS, ADGP Law & Order/security/Home Guard  Shri Muneer Ahmad Khan-IPS, IGP Kashmir Shri Swayam Prakash Pani-IPS, DIG NKR Shri Atul Goyal-IPS, DIG  CRPF North  Karannagar  Shri   Shalinder Singh, DC Srinagar Shri Syed Abid Rashid Shah-IAS, Commandant IR 6th Bn  Shri Swaran Singh Kotwal-JKPS & others officers and Jawans.

  • 3 Cops including an officer injured in a Grenade attack at Pattan; One terrorist responsible for the attack apprehended

SRINAGAR: Based on credible inputs that some terrorists are travelling on Baramulla-Srinagar highway, a police naka party deployed at Baba Teng Pattan were checking the vehicles. During checking, while a passenger vehicle was signaled to stop, militants boarding the vehicle lobbed a hand grenade on police party. In this incident one Police Officer DySP Zaffar Mehdi and two other policemen Shabir Ahmad and Ashiq Hussain sustained injuries and were evacuated to hospital. They are stated to be stable now.

The terrorists while trying to flee from the scene of crime were chased and one terrorist was apprehended. The arrested terrorist has been identified as Faizan Majeed Bhat son of Abdul Majeed Bhat resident of Naibug Tral who was recruited into terrorist ranks recently. He along with other terrorist Showkat Ahmad Bhat resident of Awantipora, who managed to escape had joined Tehreekul Mujahideen, a proscribed terrorist outfit. Police has registered a case and further investigation into the matter is going on.