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Cop killed, another injured in militant attack at SMHS

Wreath laying ceremony of slain cop at DPL Srinagar today: Police


Srinagar, Feb 06: A cop was Tuesday killed while other sustained injuries after the militants attacked them at SMHS hospital.
Officials said that a group of police officials were escorting the prisoners at SMHS during which the militants from outside the hospital attacked the police party.
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Central Kashmir Range, Ghulam Hassan Bhat informed the reporters that one among the policemen was killed in the attack while another is undergoing treatment.
The slain cop was identified as Head Constable Mushtaq Ahmad.
He said that one among the prisoners who were taken to the hospital for treatment escaped.
He was identified as Naveed alias Abu Hanzullah from Pakistan, who was arrested in 2014.
Meanwhile, police spokesman in a statement issued to KNS said that the wreath laying ceremony of slain Head Constable Mushtaq Ahmad who was martyred today at SMHS Hospital, will be held at District Police Lines Srinagar at 1400 hours. (KNS)