SPO Shot Dead at Home in South Kashmir’s Bijbehara, Wife Critical

Mushtaq Ahmed Sheikh succumbed to his injuries on way to a hospital.  

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In another incident on Thursday, terrorists fired upon a patrolling party of 44 RR in Ahgam village of Shopian district. Image used for representational purpose. 
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A special police officer (SPO) was shot dead in his house by suspected militants in South Kashmir’s Bijbehara, in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, on Thursday, 29 March.

Mushtaq Ahmed Sheikh succumbed to his injuries on his way to a hospital.

His wife – who is also an SPO – was critically injured in the shooting. “She was rushed to sub-district hospital in Bijbehara, where her condition is stated to be critical,” Greater Kashmir quoted an official as saying.

Two More Attacks in Kashmir

In another incident on Thursday, terrorists fired upon a patrolling party of 44 RR in Ahgam village of Shopian district.

In Kulgam, terrorists fired upon a civilian, who works as a teacher. The man suffered bullet injuries in one of his legs, and has been admitted for treatment, ANI reported.

(With inputs from Greater Kashmir and ANI)

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