New Delhi, May 11: Shamim Ahmad, police personnel who was injured in an attack by terrorists in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to his injuries on Friday. Ahmad was injured earlier today when terrorists attacked a guard post in the district.
Meanwhile, the militant attack on the post at Wardwan in Soibug area of central Kashmir was successfully repulsed by the police. All arms and ammunition there are safe, a police official said, adding the area has been cordoned off.
There have been several such attacks recently when militants attempted to snatch rifles from the policemen on duty.
Earlier in March, a similar incident was reportes wherein two militants were killed in a gunfight with security forces which broke out after a failed bid to snatch the weapon of the personal security guard (PSO) of a BJP leader. The terrorists tried to snatch the service rifle of constable Bilal Ahmad, who is the PSO of BJP leader Anwar Khan, at Balhama in Pulwama district.
The police personnel accompanying Khan foiled the attempt, during which Ahmad received a bullet injury.
(With agency inputs)