News / India

Huge turnout at Kashmir police officers funeral is clear message against terrorism
4 min read
fairly easy
I want to know the fault of my son. What wrong he could have done in his two years of service?   This made all the participants at the burial cry out loud. People of Kashmir are showing anger against the killing of un armed personal, it is a clear resentment against the militants among the public.
A police officer, Arshid Ahmad Mir, was shot dead from point-blank range by terrorists in Khanyar area of Srinagar city, evoking strong reactions from various quarters in Kashmir. While huge crowds turning up for funerals of militants in the valley had become a norm till 2020, on Sunday, thousands of people participated in the last rites of SI Mir.

As the mortal remains of the young and brave officer reached his home in Kupwara district people were shocked. Everyone mourned his death with women wailing when the body reached the village. Later thousands of people joined the funeral with slogans against terrorists.

According to J&K police, Arshid Ahmad Mir, a Probation Sub-Inspector, was critically injured in a cowardly attack of terrorists at Khanyar. He was shifted to hospital where he succumbed.

DGP J&K Sh Dilbag Singh leads Police,Civil,CAPF officers & relatives in paying floral tributes to Martyr SI Arshid Ahmad Mir at a Wreath laying ceremony at Srinagar.Says every life lost is cause of concern for us

& perpetrators of criminal act would be brought to justice soon. — J&K Police (@JmuKmrPolice) September 12, 2021

At his son's funeral, father…
Read full article