SSP escapes unhurt in militant attack

SSP Shopian A S Dinkar Saturday had a narrow escape when militants fired on his bulletproof vehicle at Hajipora area in south Kashmir district of Shopian.

Sources said militants fired on the BP vehicle of Dinkar at Hajipora area in Shopian today.
They said some bullets hit the SSP’s BP vehicle.

However, the officer and his security guards escaped unhurt in the attack.

The security guards of the police office returned the fire and both sides exchanged fire for few minutes.
After the militant attack, police and army men laid siege around the area to track down the militants responsible for the attack. No arrests were reported during the operation.

The SSP was on way to attend “flag in ceremony” organized by army’s 34 RR at Behibagh in neighbouring Kulgam district.