Jammu and Kashmir: Police official shot at Eidgah in Srinagar

  • As per details, he has been shifted to a hospital.

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Updated29 Oct 2023, 09:18 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir police in Srinagar. (Screengrab)
Jammu and Kashmir police in Srinagar. (Screengrab)

A police official was shot at Eidgah in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar by terrorists on 29 October, reported news agency ANI.

As per details, the injured inspector has been identified as Masroor Ahmad and he has been shifted to a hospital. Police said, Inspector Masroor Ahmad Wani was playing cricket with local boys at the Eidgah ground when he was shot by terrorists. 

The security personnel have cordoned the area and the hunt for the shooter is underway, police said.

"Terrorists fired upon and injured Inspector Masroor Ahmad near Eidgah, Srinagar. He was immediately shifted to the hospital for treatment. Preliminary investigation reveals that a pistol was used in this terror crime. The area was cordoned off, case was registered," Jammu and Kashmir police posted on X (Formerly Twitter).

Meanwhile, a case has been registered, police said.

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Earlier on 26 October, five Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in an encounter between terrorists and security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district in the Machhal sector, police said.

With agency inputs. 

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First Published:29 Oct 2023, 09:18 PM IST
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