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PSO of PDP leader shot dead in south Kashmir, rifle snatched

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Srinagar : Unknown gunmen on Friday shot dead Personal security officer (PSO) of PDP leader Sajad Mufti in Baba Mohalla, Bejbhera in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Reports said that unknown gunmen fired upon cop namely Farooq Ahmad Mir resident of Khiram in Anantnag in the chest after he came out of the mosque after performing Friday prayers.

They said that he was immediately shifted to Sub-district hospital Bijbhera where doctors declared him brought dead.

An official confirmed the incident and said that one AK-47 has been snatched from the slain cop.

Soon after the incident a joint team of army and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area to nab the assailants.

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