March 2003 News

Terrorists Slit Throats Of Abducted J&K Cops

17 March 2003
The Hindustan Times

Jammu: Two of the four policemen abducted by the terrorists after the attack on a police post in Udhampur district have been killed brutally, while two others managed to escape from their captivity after the incident that left 11 dead on the night of March 15, an official spokesman said in Jammu on Monday. The terrorists, who had abducted four policemen after attacking police post, have brutally killed two cops by slitting their throats and their bodies were recovered from Snub Nullah near the site of attack on Monday, he said. The dead cops have been identified as Head Constable Nissar Ahmed and Special Police officer Sheer Mohammad, he said, adding now the toll in the massacre has risen to 13. Constable Manzoor Ahmed and SPO Jan Mohammad reported back last night at a security picket in Gool area after escaping from the captivity of the terrorists, the spokesman said. The terrorists had taken four policemen after killing nine police personnel and two civilians, besides injuring nine others following a raid on the police post in Ind village of Udhampur district on Saturday night. The security forces along with the police have launched massive combing operation to track down the terrorists. Meanwhile, Governor Girish Chander Saxena along with Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and Deputy Chief Minister Mangat Ram Sharma visited Ind village this afternoon and offered their condolences to the families and relatives of the victims.


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