Earlier, a wreath laying ceremony was held at district police strains in Srinagar.

Srinagar:

Tons of of individuals joined funeral prayers for policeman Altaf Hussain in Srinagar immediately who died whereas attempting to guard a BJP chief throughout a terrorist assault.

Terrorists attacked Ghulam Qadir, a BJP chief and panchayat member in Ganderbal, yesterday night. Constable Altaf repulsed the assault and killed one of many attackers. Through the gun battle, the policeman obtained bullet accidents in his chest. He was shifted to a hospital the place medical doctors declared him introduced lifeless.

A resident of Eidgah Srinagar, police say Mr Altaf displayed exemplary bravery and braveness to repulse and kill the terrorist earlier than he laid down his life.

He’s survived by his mother and father, spouse and a one-year-old son.

Because the physique reached his residence in Eidgah, scores of individuals got here out to mourn the dying of Altaf.

Earlier, a wreath laying ceremony was held at district police strains in Srinagar to pay homage to the fallen constable.

“He fought bravely and killed the terrorist, who was an in depth affiliate of Reyaz Naikoo – Hizbul Mujahideen commander who was killed in Might.