The incident took place days after 25-year-old Sub-inspector Arshad Ahmad Mir was killed by terrorists in Srinagar.
Srinagar: Days, after 25-year-old Sub-inspector Arshad Ahmad Mir was shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar, an off-duty J&K Police Constable Bantoo Sharma Son of Nath Ji was deployed for the security of Railways was killed near his home at Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district today.
The senior police officer told Samarkand Express that Sharma was critically injured in the incident. He was immediately shifted to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
“We have cordoned the whole area and will share more details later,” the official said.
A health official at GMC Anantnag confirmed the death of the policeman.
All political leaders have strongly condemned the killing of the police constable who was off duty when terrorists fired at him today evening.