Cop killed in Kokernag


ANANTNAG: The PSO of National Conference leader Syed Tawqeer Shah who was injured critically in a militant attack at Hillar area of Kokernag in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district succumbed to injuries.

A police officer said that the policeman Selection Grade Constable Reyaz Ahmad succumbed to injuries on the way to Anantnag Hospital. Earlier, the unknown gunmen opened fire upon the Reyaz Ahmad at Hillar area.

In the incident, Reyaz suffered serious bullet wounds and was immediately shifted to Sub-district hospital Kokernag for treatment, they said. The incident occurred when the NC leader was returning from the area where he had gone to attend the party workers meeting, they said.

Health officials said that the injured cop was received by the health facility. They said that the cop has received serious bullet wound in his abdomen and was shifted to district hospital Anantnag in critical condition. However, the cop died on way to district hospital Anantnag.


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