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Cop killed, daughter injured in Srinagar attack

Cop killed, daughter injured in Srinagar attack

Srinagar, May 24 (UNI) A Jammu and Kashmir policeman was killed, while his daughter was injured in a militant attack in Srinagar on Tuesday, Police said.

The attack took place in Anchar Soura area.

"Terrorist fired upon one policeman Saifullah Qadri S/o Mohd Syed Qadri, R/o Malik Saab, in Soura (Anchar) area. He is critically injured. His daughter also got injured," a police tweet said.
"The injured police personnel succumbed to his injuries and attained martyrdom. We pay our rich tributes to the martyr and stand by the family at this critical juncture," another tweet said.

Soon after the incident, the whole area was cordoned off to nab the attackers.
The attack took place a day after 15 pistols, 30 magazines, 300 rounds and a silencer was recovered in Srinagar from two "hybrid" militants of the Resistance Front, a shadow group of Lashkar-e-Taiba.
Police had said the seized small weapons were sent by Pakistan-based handlers and were to be used for target killing of civilians and security personnel in Srinagar city.

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