DGP visits attack spot; meets injured cops

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.
DGP visits attack spot; meets injured cops
The DGP first visited the place of incident and afterwards held interaction with the officers and jawans at the Armed Police Complex Zewan. File/ GK

Jammu: Director General of Police J&K, Dilbag Singh on Tuesday visited the place of incident where the police bus was attacked by militants near Zewan and Armed Police Complex. He later visited 92 Base Hospital to enquire about health of police personnel who were injured in the attack on Monday evening.

The DGP first visited the place of incident and afterwards held interaction with the officers and jawans at the Armed Police Complex Zewan. ADGP, Armed,S. J. M. Gillani, IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, DIG Central Kashmir Range, Sujit Kumar, Commandants of IR/ARP and SSP Srinagar were present on the occasion.

“During his interaction with the officers and jawans, the DGP paid rich tributes to the police personnel who attained martyrdom in yesterday’s terror attack. Two minutes' silence was observed in memory of these fallen heroes” said a statement.

As per the statement, the DGP appreciated the jawans for retaliating the terrorist attack saying that immediate response avoided what would have been possibly a huge loss. “He also complimented the driver for his sensible and quick action during the incident.

He said that in the retaliation one terrorist 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,” the statement said.

The DGP said that they have successfully faced challenges in the past and added that with the dedicated and committed efforts of Jammu and Kashmir Police and other security forces, the situation is progressively improving. “Attempts are being made to cause damage to the peace and every such attempt would be foiled with fortitude,” the DGP added. 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 that was attacked in the incident.

“Accompanied by ADGP, Armed, IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, DIG CKR, the DGP, J&K in the afternoon visited 92 Base Hospital BB Cantt Srinagar and enquired about the health of the Police personnel injured yesterday in a cowardly terror attack” the statement said. The DGP J&K and GOC 15 corps Lt Gen DP Pandey along with other officers went to all the injured individually and enquired about their wellbeing. 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 statement said.

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