Cop killed in Pulwama, senior officers attend wreath laying

IGP SP Pani along with other officers during the wreath laying ceremony of slain cop in Pulwama.

Militants on Monday attacked the residence of NC leader in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district and killed one of the security guards present there while as injuring the other, police said. The militants also decamped with the rifles of the two security guards.

A police official said that militants attacked the house of NC leader Ghulam Mohiuddin at Muran in Pulwama district.

Two PSO’s present in the house, were critically injured in the militant attack who were hospitalized however one among them succumbed immediately. He has been identified as Mudassir Ahmad. The other guard has been referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment.

Confirming the incident, SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam Chaudhary said that NC leader escaped unhurt in the attack.

To pay homage to constable Ahmad, the wreath laying ceremony was held at District Police Lines Pulwama later in the evening.

Civil and Police officers led by Inspector General of Police S.P Pani along with DIG SKR Amit Kumar and District SP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam laid floral wreaths on the mortal remains and paid rich tributes to the slain cop.

Among others who laid wreaths includes commandants of 182 and 183 BN CRPF, ASP Chandan Kohli and other officers.

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