Srinagar, July 19: Personal security officer (PSO) of PDP leader Sajad Mufti was shot dead by suspected militants after friday prayers in Baba Mohalla, Bejbhera in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Reports reaching said that suspected militants fired upon cop namely Farooq Ahmad Mir resident of Khiram, Anantnag in chest after he came out of the mosque after performing Friday prayers. He was immediately shifted to Sub district hospital Bejbhera where doctors declared him brought dead.
Medical superintendent SDH Bejbhera Dr. Showkat told that Farooq had bullet wound in chest and was brought dead to the hospital.
A police officer confirmed the incident and said that one AK-47 has been also snatched by the militant from the slain cop.
Soon after the incident the whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers.(GNS)