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Cop killed, another hurt in attack by terrorists on National Conference leader in J&K's Pulwama

According the police, the initial probe has revealed the involvement of Zahoor Thokar group of Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit. 

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: July 16, 2018 19:57 IST ]
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Cop killed, another hurt in attack by terrorists on National Conference leader in J&K's Pulwama

A policeman was killed and another injured today as terrorists attacked the vehicle of a former legislator in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. 

The terrorists opened fire at ex-MLA Mohiudin Mir's vehicle near Murran in south Kashmir, a police official said. National Conference (NC) leader Mir, a former MLA from Rajpora, was on his way to Pulwama from Srinagar, the official said. 

A constable, Mudassir Ahmed, was killed and another injured in the attack, he added. They two constables were deployed on the politician's personal security, the official said.

The terrorists fled away with a rifle from the injured cop.

According the police, the initial probe has revealed the involvement of Zahoor Thokar group of Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit. 

(With inputs from PTI)

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