Terror Attack On Police Bus Near Srinagar; Death Toll Reaches 3


Srinagar: The death toll in the terror attack on a police bus in Pantha Chowk here reached three on Tuesday as another policeman succumbed to injuries this morning.

According to reports, Constable Rameez Ahmad, who was among the 12 injured policemen, succumbed to critical injuries in the hospital today.

Earlier, a sub-inspector and a selection grade constable had died in this attack. Besides, 11 policemen were injured in the attack.

Police said the attack was carried out by an offshoot of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).

It was the first major attack on security forces in the Valley since the abrogation of J&K’s special status in August 2019 and the Lethpora (Pulwama) car bombing that killed 40 CRPF personnel in February that year.

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