Wreath laying ceremony of slain cops held at DPL Srinagar


Wreath laying ceremony of head-constable Mushtaq Ahmad resident of Dildar Karnah and constable Babar Ahmad Khan resident of Shangus Achabal, who were killed today in a militant attack at SMHS Hospital, was held at district police lines Srinagar.
ADGP Munir Ahmed Khan led the police officers in laying the floral wreaths on the mortal remains of the slain cops. DIG CKR Ghulam Hassan Bhat, DC Srinagar Syed Abid Hussain, SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray and other officers of Police, CRPF, SSB were present during the ceremony.
“Mushtaq Ahmad is survived by wife and an adopted minor daughter. Babar Ahmad Khan is survived by wife, two daughters, father, 4 brothers and one unmarried sister,” police spokesperson said in a statement.  
“As has been reported earlier that a police party was escorting a Pakistani prisoner namely Naveed for medical check-up at SMHS Hospital. The escorting police personnel in the hospital were fired upon by unknown militants resulting in injuries to two police personnel who later on succumbed to their injuries. Meanwhile the prisoner managed to escape and a manhunt to nab the militants has been launched,” the statement said.

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