PSO of PDP Leader Shot Dead in Bijbehara

July 19

Suspected militants on Friday afternoon attacked and killed a Personal Security Officer of PDP leader and Mehbooba Mufti’s cousin brother Sajjad Mufti at Bijbehara.

Reports said that Mufti was inside Astan Masjid in Bijbehara for congregational prayers while his PSO was waiting outside.

“The militants shot at him and also fled with his rifle,” they said. The slain has been identified as Farooq Ahmad, a resident of Khirram Bijbehara.