Retired SSP shot dead in Baramulla

SRINAGAR (KIMS) — A retired Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) was shot dead by suspected militants at Gantamulla village in Baramulla district.

Reports said, a retired SSP namely Mohammed Shafi Mir was fired upon and critically injured by suspected militants when he was offering prayers in mosque at his native village Gantamulla Bala in Baramulla district.

He was immediately evacuated to hospital for treatment, however he succumbed to his injuries, they said.

Meanwhile, security forces have cordoned off entire area to nab the attackers. — (KIMS)