DGP visits Srinagar attack spot, meets injured at army hospital

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Srinagar: The Director General of Police J-K Dilbag Singh on Tuesday visited the place of incident where police bus was ambushed by the militants near Zewan , and Armed Police Complex.

He later on visited 92 Base Hospital to enquire about health of police personnel who were injured in the attack.

“The DGP first visited the place of incident and afterwards held interaction with the officers and policemen at the Armed Police Complex Zewan,” a police spokesman said.

During his interaction with the officers and personnel, the DGP on the very outset paid rich tributes to the police personnel killed in the attack, the spokesperson said in a statement to GNS.

“The DGP appreciated the policemen for retaliating the attack saying that immediate response avoided what would have been possibly a huge loss,” the spokesperson said, adding, “He also complimented the driver for his sensible and quick action during the incident”.

He said that in the retaliation one militant was “reportedly” injured and “vowed that perpetrators would be brought to justice very soon.”

“He directed the personnel to use the protective gear while on duty for personal safety, and take all protection on duty as well as during to and fro travel from the camps to deployments places.”

He said that police have successfully faced challenges in the past. “With the dedicated and committed efforts of Jammu and Kashmir Police and joint forces, the situation is progressively improving,” the DGP said, adding, “Attempts are being made to cause damage to the peace and every such attempt would be foiled with fortitude”.

He also interacted with the senior officers and ordered a series of measures to be adopted while making the deployment of the personnel, their travel as well as in other different situations.

The DGP also went on to see the Police Bus which was attacked in the incident.

In the afternoon, he  visited 92 Base Hospital BB Cantt Srinagar and enquired about the health of the Police personnel injured yesterday in the attack.

The DGP J-K and GOC 15 corps Lt Gen DP Pandey alongwith other officers went to all the injured individually and enquired about their well being, the spokesperson said.

The DGP met the doctors treating the injured and impressed for all possible treatment for their early recovery. “DGP wished for the speedy recovery of the injured officials.

He also met the parents and relatives of the injured policemen and assured them that all help will be provided to injured policemen.” He was briefed by the hospital authorities about the treatment being administered to the injured officials, the spokesperson added. (GNS)

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