Director General of Police Dilbag Singh today visited 92 Base hospital at Srinagar and enquired about the health and welfare of police personnel who sustained injuries in different incidents across the Valley and are undergoing treatment there, a police spokesman said.
He said five policemen including a DySP and Sub Inspector were injured in different incidents at Pattan, Fateh Kadal and Sogam and were evacuated to 92 base hospital for medical treatment.
"DySP Zaffar Mehdi and three other policemen were injured when militants hurled a grenade over them during checking of vehicles in Pattan on Wednesday. One of the militants Faizan involved in this incident was apprehended immediately after the incident while another militant Showkat was killed in a brief encounter at Durgam Kakpora last night," the spokesman said.
The two other personnel were injured in the Fatekadal encounter and law and order incident in Kupwara, he added.
The DGP J&K went to all the injured individually and enquired about their well being. He was briefed by the hospital authorities about the treatment being administered to the injured officials.
Besides, the DGP also handed over cheques for financial assistance in favour of some of them.