Jammu Kashmir

Policeman shot dead in Srinagar, 7-years-old daughter injured

Punjab Tribune Bureau | May 24, 2022 08:23 PM

SRINAGAR: A policeman has been shot dead in an attack in Srinagar. His seven-year-old daughter was injured in the attack. This information has been tweeted by Jammu and Kashmir Police.

The policeman has been identified as Saifullah Qadri, son of Mohammad Syed Qadri.

He twitted, The injured police personnel succumbed to his injuries and attained martyrdom. We pay our rich tributes to the martyr and stand by the family at this critical juncture.

According to media reports, the condition of his daughter injured in the attack is stable.

"Terrorists fired at Constable Qadri outside his house at Ganaie Mohalla in Anchar area of Srinagar district," an official was quoted saying by news agency PTI.

"Qadri and his daughter were shifted to the nearby SKIMS hospital, where he succumbed to injuries," the official added. The child suffered a bullet injury in her right hand and is out of danger.

Inspector-General of Police (Kashmir range) Vijay Kumar expressed grief over the killing and said police teams have been sent to adjoining areas to arrest the culprits. "We will soon get them," he said.

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