On Sunday afternoon, terrorists attacked a police group in Khanyar in the ancient city of Srinagar, where Mir was shot by terrorists in Khanyar and later succumbed to his injuries.
“Shri Arshid Ahmad Mir, Deputy Probation Inspector, was seriously injured in a cowardly terrorist attack at Khanyar in Srinagar. He was transferred to hospital where he went to his heavenly residence,” Jammu and Kashmir police tweeted.
Shri Arshid Ahmad Mir, Deputy Probation Inspector, was seriously injured in a cowardly terrorist attack in Khanya… https://t.co/n10PM849LW
– J&K Police (@JmuKmrPolice) 1631459170000
In response to the incident, Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilabag Singh said: “We have lost a brave young officer. He was learning the nuances of policing. It is a very tragic loss for us and his family. We express our most condolences. The perpetrators involved in this case have been identified and will be brought to justice. ”
Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha also condemned the act. “I strongly condemn the brutal murder of our brave police officer Arshad Ashraf Mir by terrorists. This is the work of enemies of humanity and peace. Their supreme sacrifice will not be in vain, the terrorists will be punished for the act. My condolences. to the martyr’s family, “Sinha tweeted.
Later that day, a wreath-laying ceremony for police personnel was held at the Srinagar district police lines. DGP Dilbag Singh led senior police officers, paramilitary forces, Officers of the Central and Civil Police Armed Forces (CAPF) and relatives paid floral tributes to SI Arshid Ahmad Mir.