Jammu and Kashmir Police officer Mohammad Ashraf Bhat shot dead by militants in Anantnag

Bhat, who was posted in the Pulwama district, was returning home after offering prayers at a mosque in Anantnag when he was shot

Press Trust of India October 19, 2020 23:15:38 IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police officer Mohammad Ashraf Bhat shot dead by militants in Anantnag

Representational image. PTI

Srinagar: Militants on Monday shot dead a police officer while he was returning home after offering prayers at a mosque in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The incident took place in Bijbehara area of the district, a police official said.

Inspector Mohammad Ashraf Bhat was rushed to Bijbehara sub-district hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead, he said.

Bhat was presently posted at Police Training Centre in Lethpora in Pulwama district.

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