J-K ex-MLA Gulam Mohiuddin Mir's guard killed as militants attack, loot weapons

Police said militants fired at the guard post of Mir's residence in Muran village of Pulwama district, injuring two personal security officers of the former National Conference legislator.

Published: 16th July 2018 06:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th July 2018 07:01 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

SRINAGAR: The personal security officer of a former Jammu and Kashmir legislator was killed as a group of militants attacked the guard post at his residence and decamped with two service rifles of the guards there on Monday, police said.

Police said militants fired at the guard post of Gulam Mohiuddin Mir's residence in Muran village of Pulwama district, injuring two personal security officers of the former National Conference legislator and decamped with two service rifles.

One of the guards succumbed to his injuries, police said, adding that reinforcements rushed to the spot have cordoned off the area for searches.

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