Police officer and a civilian shot dead by militants in Kashmir

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Srinagar. Terrorists shot a civilian in Idgah area of ​​Srinagar and a police officer (ASI) was shot dead in a separate attack in south Kashmir’s Bijbehara.

The civilian killed has been identified as Rauf Ahmed Khan (45), while the police officer sustained serious injuries.

Police officials told News24 that the terrorists fired upon a civilian, Rauf Ahmed Khan of Mirjanpora Nawa Kadal area of ​​Srinagar outside his house, he was immediately rushed to the hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

The ASI of the Jammu and Kashmir Police also succumbed to his injuries on his way to the Srinagar hospital.

Terrorist organization TRF has claimed responsibility for both the killings.

The twin attacks took place in Srinagar and Bijbehara area of ​​Anantnag in just 40 minutes, meanwhile security forces have launched search operations at both the places to nab the attacking terrorists.

First published:December 22, 2021, 7:05 pm

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