Councilor Shamsuddin, who was injured in firing of militants in Sopore area of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, died during treatment. The death toll in the attack on Monday (March 29) has been increased to 3. Earlier on Monday, Councilor Riyaz Ahmad died on the spot after being shot, while policeman Shafaqat Ahmad was martyred.
After this, IG Viaz Kumar of Kashmir suspended 4 policemen (PSO) present at the scene. He said that these four policemen could not respond properly to the terrorists. Therefore, action has been taken on them.
This was the second terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir in two days. On Sunday, militants attacked the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bunker with a grenade in Anantnag, but it fell on the road, killing two people. The incident took place around 7 pm on Sunday evening in the Sangam area of Anantnag.