A member of the council and a police officer was killed in an attack in the city of Sopore Kashmir Utara on Monday afternoon, the authorities said.
The people attacked the building complex where the council meeting was taking place. One person injured; He has shifted to Srinagar Hospital.
“Terrorists were fired at the Sopore City office.
In this terror incident, Police Personnel Shafqat Ahmad & Riyaz Board member Ahmad got Martyred & board members of Shams-Ud-Din Peer injured. Wounded shifted to hospital for treatment. Cordoned Off Area & More Details Must follow, “said Tweet from the Kashmir Zone Police account.
Immediately after the attack, the police launched a search operation in the area to track the attackers.
“News came with a militant attack on the city office in Sopore. My firmness was firm over this attack along with my sympathy for the deceased & prayer for the injured,” Vice President of the National Conference Tweet and former Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah.
Mayor of Srinagar Junaid Azim Mattu called the attack.
“Very condemning coward attacks in Sopore where members of the City Committee and a police officer have lost their lives in the duty of the task. My sincere condolences to the grieving family. God Jannat Naseeb Karey. Ameen,” Mattu tweeted.