ISIS releases images of Srinagar attack

Story by  Aasha Khosa | Posted by  Aasha Khosa | Date 13-07-2022
Martyred ASI Mushtaq Ahmad of J&K Police
Martyred ASI Mushtaq Ahmad of J&K Police


New Delhi

An international terrorism expert Evan Kohlmann has claimed that the Islamic State, ISIS, has released graphic first-person video footage of Tuesday’s evening’s attack on security forces in Srinagar downtown in which ASI Mushtaq Ahmad was killed and three personnel were injured.

Kohlmann is a well known expert on Terrorism, Cyberintelligence, and the Dark Web.

In a post on Twitter he claimed the ISIS had released graphic first-person video footage of a shooting attack targeting Indian policemen in the city of Srinagar in Indian-administered Jammu & Kashmir that allegedly inflicted 4 casualties.

Security authorities in India have not commented upon this as yet. Also, this could be also a part of pshychological warfare, sources said. “Footges can be easily shared on dark net,” sources said.

Heart rending scenes were see at the Srinagar police lines as the family members of Mushtaq Ahmad, ASI, of the J&K Police, came to pay tributes to the officer who was killed in a terrorist attack in Srinagar downtown last night. As the cover of the coffin was lifted, women members of his family were distraught with grief. Netizens are sharing the images of grief and mnourning by his family members  A Jammu and Kashmir Police officer was martyred and two constables were injured when terrorists attacked a police team in the outskirts of the city on Tuesday, officials said.

The incident happened around 7.15 pm when the terrorists fired upon the police naka at the Lal Bazaar area, the officials said.

The video was posted on Twitter later:

Mushtaq Ahmad was rushed to hospital in a profusely bleeding condition and he breathed his last while the two constables, Fayaz Ahmad and Abu Bakar, injured in the attack, are admitted to hospital.

“ASI Mushtaq Ahmad #succumbed to his injuries & attained #martyrdom. We pay rich #tribute to the #martyr for his supreme #sacrifice made in the line of duty. Other two injured personnel are being treated. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police wrote on Twitter