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)