Srinagar: Police in Budgam Friday afternoon successfully thwarted a weapon snatching attempt in Wardwan area of Soibug, police said in a statement.
According to the police statement militants attempted to force their entry inside a Guard post at Budgam. “Militants appeared outside the Guard Post in Wardwan Budgam and held-up SgCt Shamim Ahmad outside his Guard Post who was unarmed and was going to offer Friday prayers at a local mosque in the vicinity. Shamim was asked to lead toward the Guard Post however he raised an alarm and the alert cops inside the Guard Post successfully foiled it,” police statement said.
“In the process the said official was injured who consequently succumbed to his injury,” police added.
Sgct Shamim Ahmad No 834 Bd (EXK 981992) was a resident of Check Hanjan Yaripora in Kulgam district.