SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today condemned the attack on a police party in Pattan area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district which left three cops injured and visited them at a hospital here.
The Chief Minister visited Army Hospital here this morning to enquire about the health of the police personnel, who were injured in an attack by militants on a police party near Mirgund on Srinagar-Baramulla Highway yesterday, an official spokesman said. Sayeed condemned the attack and asked the doctors treating the injured police personnel to provide advanced medical facilities so that they recuperate well in time.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by General Officer Commanding of the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps, Lt Gen Subrata Saha, Director General of state police, K Rajendra Kumar and other senior police officials. SHO, police post Pattan, Mohammad Saleem and two other police personnel, Dilshad Ahmad and Mushtaq Ahmad, are currently admitted in the ICU for advanced treatment in 92 Base Hospital at Badami Bagh Cantonment.
Sayeed interacted with all the three injured police personnel and enquired about their well-being, the spokesman said. He said SHO Pattan narrated the incident to the Chief Minister. The chief minister was also briefed by the doctors at the hospital about the medicare facilities being provided to them, the spokesman said.
He said Sayeed later met the mother and wife of the SHO and expressed sympathy. He also assured the family members of all the three injured police personnel of best possible healthcare facilities required for their treatment. While SHO Saleem is under round-the-clock observation, the condition of the other two officials is stabilising, the spokesman said.