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Posted at: Jul 19, 2019, 3:04 PM; last updated: Jul 19, 2019, 3:04 PM (IST)

Militants kill Mehbooba kin's guard in J&K

Militants kill Mehbooba kin's guard in J&K
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Tribune News Service
Srinagar, July 19 
Militants on Friday shot dead the personal security officer (PSO) of former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's cousin Sajad Mufti in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.
They also decamped with his service rifle.
"The incident took place in Baba Mohalla when the PDP leader was offering Friday prayers inside the Astan Masjid while his PSO was waiting outside," police said.
Militants fired at the PSO from close range. He died on the spot while the militants decamped with the service rifle of the constable. The area has been cordoned off for searches, police said.— with IANS


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