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Cop shot dead by gunmen in South Kashmir's Bijbehara

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 July 2019, 02:40 PM
Cop shot dead by gunmen in South Kashmir's Bijbehara
Cop shot dead by gunmen in South Kashmir's Bijbehara

A policeman was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Friday shot dead in Bijbehara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

According to reports, the cop was appointed as Personal Security Officer (PSO) of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Sajad Mufti.

Sajad is a cousin of PDP chief and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. He was offering prayers at a masjid when the attack took place and the cop was standing guard outside.

Sajjad was rushed to sub-district hospital Bijbehara where he was declared dead on arrival. Se

Some reports claim that the service rifle as per reports his services rifle was snatched by the attackers.

Earlier on Sunday, two people were injured in a blast in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.

"The blast occurred in Adigam village in which two people were injured. They were evacuated to a hospital for treatment," a police spokesman said.

He said a case has been registered and investigation launched into the circumstances in which the blast occurred.


First Published: Friday, July 19, 2019 02:18 PM
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