Gunmen kill guard of National Conference leader in Jammu and Kashmir

first_imgGunmen shot dead the security guard of a National Conference leader in south Kokernag on Sunday.An official said armed gunmen opened fire on the security officer Reyaz Ahmad in the Hiller area of Kokernag in Anantnag district.“He succumbed to injuries in the hospital,” the police said. The deceased was guarding NC leader Peer Tauqeer Shah, a retired judge who joined politics recently.The incident took place when Mr. Shah was returning from a meeting of party workers in Kokernag.A joint team of the Army and the police’s Special Operation Group launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area to nab the assailants.last_img

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