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Srinagar: Policeman shot dead by terrorists outside his house, 7-year-old daughter injured

Both cop and his daughter were rushed to SKIMS hospital after terrorists targeted them but the former succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as Saifulla Qadri son of Mohd Syed Qadri resident of Malik Sahib Soura.

Manzoor Mir Reported by: Manzoor Mir New Delhi Updated on: May 24, 2022 18:36 IST
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Highlights

  • A J&K police personnel was killed, while his daughter was injured after terrorists opened fire
  • The terrorists targeted them outside their house in Srinagar
  • The child suffered a bullet injury in her right hand and is out of danger

A Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) police personnel succumbed to injuries, while his daughter was injured after being shot at by terrorists outside their house at Ganaie Mohalla in Anchar area of Srinagar on Tuesday.

Both cop and his daughter were rushed to SKIMS hospital after terrorists targeted them but the former succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as Saifulla Qadri son of Mohd Syed Qadri resident of Malik Sahib Soura.

Constable Saifullah Qadri, the third policeman to be killed in Kashmir this month, was leaving home to drop his daughter for tuition when the attack took place, they said.

"Terrorists fired at Constable Qadri outside his house at Ganaie Mohalla in Anchar area of Srinagar district," an official said.

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 nab the culprits.

"We will soon get them," he said.

On May 7, militants shot dead a policeman at Aiwa bridge, close to the Anchar locality, while another policeman was shot dead in Pulwama district on May 13.

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