According to the news agency, "Qadri and his daughter were shifted to the nearby SKIMS hospital, where he succumbed to injuries." His 7-year-old daughter suffered a bullet injury in her right hand and is out of danger.
Inspector-General of Police (Kashmir range) Vijay Kumar expressed grief over the incident and said, "We will soon get them."
"I strongly condemn the cowardly terror attack in Soura, Srinagar. I assure the people that those behind this despicable attack will not go unpunished. I salute the martyr Policeman SgCt Saifullah Qadri. His service to the nation and supreme sacrifice will always be remembered. My thoughts are with the bereaved family. I pray for the speedy recovery of his daughter," Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said.
Political leader and Former J&K CM, Omar Abdullah also expressed grief and condemned the incident. "I unequivocally condemn this attack on Constable Saifullah Qadri of J&K police in which he lost his life", he said.