SSP Shopian on Saturday had a narrow escape when militants fired upon his bulletproof vehicle at Hajipora area in south Kashmir district.
Official sources told news agency that the bullets hit the vehicle but the officer and his guarding personnel escaped unhurt as the vehicle they were traveling to attend army’s function was bulletproof.
Reports said that militants opened fire on the bullet-proof vehicle of Superintendent of Police (SP) Shopian A S Dinkar near Hajipora on Kulgam-Shopian road.
The officer was scheduled to attend function “flag in ceremony” organized by army’s 34 RR at Behibagh in neighboring Kulgam district.
Soon after the attack, the army, SOG, and police cordoned off the area and have launched searches to trace out the assailants.
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#JKNewsCast || BREAKING NEWS || South Kashmir: Militants attack cavalcade of Shopian police chiefMilitants on Saturday attacked the cavalcade of Shopian police chief in the southern district.Reports said that militants opened fire on the bullet-proof vehicle of Superintendent of Police (SP) Shopian A S Dinkar near Hajipora on Kulgam-Shopian road.They said that police retaliated, resulting in a brief exchange of fire.The militants fled from the spot.There was no report of any injuries.An official said that the area has been cordoned off by the forces.
Posted by JK NewsCast on Friday, March 16, 2018