Chadoora: The Chadoora Station House Officer (SHO) on Monday succumbed to injuries following an attack by a terrorist in Budgam in Jammu and Kashmir. Two other police officials were also injured in the attack outside police station in Chadoora.
No terror outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack so far but J&K IG Abdul Gani Mir said preliminary leads suggest Lashkar-e-Toiba to be behind the attack.
On Monday, a single terrorist opened indiscriminate fire on the police party, injuring three policemen, including Station House Officer Sub Inspector Shabir Ahmad, police said.
The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital where the SHO succumbed to his wounds, police said. The other two injured policemen have been identified as Constable Mohammad Shafi and SPO Firdous Ahmad.
The state's security has come under sharp criticism after there have been several terrorist attacks lately.