J&K: Off-duty Police Sub-Inspector shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama

Kashmir Zone Police said, "Dead body of Farooq Ah Mir of Samboora Si(M) posted in IRP 23 BN was found in paddy fields near his home."

ANIUpdated: Saturday, June 18, 2022, 10:06 AM IST
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Off-duty J&K police officer shot dead in Pulwama's Pampore | PTI

A bullet-riddled body of a Police Sub Inspector was found under mysterious circumstances in the Pampore area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday.

"Dead body of Farooq Ah Mir of Samboora Si(M) posted in IRP 23 BN was found in paddy fields near his home. Preliminary investigation reveals that he had left his home for work in his paddy fields last evening, where he was shot dead by terrorists using a pistol," said Kashmir Zone Police. Further details of the incident are awaited.

Before this, a bank manager, identified as Vijay Kumar, was shot dead outside his office by terrorists in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

2 Kashmiri Pandits & 3 policemen murdered killed by terrorists

Earlier this week, 36-year-old Hindu woman teacher Rajni Bala, hailing from Jammu's Samba district, was shot dead by terrorists at a government school in Gopalpora, Kulgam.

Last month, two civilians - including Kashmiri Pandit employee Rahul Bhat -- and three off-duty policemen were killed in Kashmir by terrorists.

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