Aasif Suhaf, Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police constable Rameez Raja, who was injured in the terrorist attack at the residence of a BJP leader in Aribagh in the Nowgam area of Srinagar, has succumbed to his injuries.
The terrorists also decamped with a rifle of the policeman who was posted on guard duty at the residence of BJP leader Anwar Khan.
The BJP leader was not present at his residence when the terrorists carried out the attack, a police officer told News24.
“In the attack, a policeman, Ramiz Raja, was injured and he was shifted to SMHS hospital. However he succumbed to the injuries,” the police officer said.
Security forces have cordoned off the area of attack and launched search operations to nab the attackers.