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Militants Target J&K Police Constable in Srinagar: Renewed Security Concerns Emerge

09-12-2023 : In a distressing incident, suspected militants targeted a Jammu and Kashmir police constable in the Bemina area of Srinagar on Saturday. The assailants, believed to be militants, opened fire on Constable Mohammad Hafiz in Hamdaniya Colony in the Bemina locality.

Constable Hafiz, originally hailing from Karnah in the north Kashmir district of Kupwara but presently residing in Bemina, was promptly rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention following the attack. The incident highlights the continued challenges and risks faced by law enforcement personnel in the region.

This targeted assault on a member of the J&K Police underscores the persistent security concerns prevailing in the area. Authorities are likely to conduct a thorough investigation into the incident to identify the perpetrators and bring them to justice. The safety and well-being of law enforcement officers remain a crucial priority, and such incidents underscore the need for continued vigilance and security measures in the volatile region. The Jammu and Kashmir Police and other relevant agencies are expected to take all necessary steps to address the situation and ensure the safety of the community and law enforcement personnel.