Ganderbal, 7 Oct 2020
A terrorist and a PSO of a BJP worker was killed at Nunar Ganderbal in central on Monday evening in an attack.
“The terrorist fired upon one BJP worker at Nunar Ganderbal. He is safe,” police said in a tweet, “However his one PSO was injured in this incident. The terrorist got killed in PSOs retaliation,” police said in a tweet earlier.
Later the PSO identified as constable Altaf Hussain of Eidgah Srinagar who was shifted in critical condition to SKIMS Soura succumbed to his injuries.
SSP Ganderbal Muhammad Khalil Poswal confirmed the killing of aterrorist and SPO of the BJP leader in the attack.
” We killed the attacker terrorist on the spot of attack and also lost PSO who died on way to hospital after receiving bullet injuries,” he said. ” We have launched a search operation in the area.”
“The attack was retaliated by his PSO Ct Altaf Hussain & the terrorist involved was killed by PSO, but he too was injured in the terrorist fire. Injured PSO was brought to Srinagar hospital where he succumbed. The terrorist is identified as Shabir of Pulwama”, tweeted JK Police from its official handle.
The martyred PSO Altaf Hussain a resident of Eidgah Srinagar had joined the police department in the year 2011 and was posted with the protected person from last three months. He is survived by parents, wife and one and years old son.
The Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh has paid rich tribute to the courage and valour of the brave heart martyr Mohammed Altaf Hussain. He has said that the department is proud of such gallant Jawans.