Cop injured in Srinagar ‘chance encounter’ succumbs

A policeman injured in a chance encounter in Nowhatta area of Srinagar last evening succumbed to his injuries on Monday, police said.

“Police personnel namely Ct Sarfaraz Ahmad R/O Batote Ramban who was injured yesterday during an anti-terrorist operation, succumbed to his injuries & attained martyrdom. We pay rich tributes to the martyr for his supreme sacrifice made in the line of duty, ” a police spokesman said.

Police on Sunday said a policeman and a terrorist were injured in a chance encounter in Nowhatta area of Srinagar.

“Vehicle (scooter) used by two terrorists of terror outfit LeT seized from the incident site. Besides, one Ak-74 rifle and two grenades have been recovered. Search still going on. Further details shall follow, ” police said in another statement.