Jammu And Kashmir: Terrorists Open Fire at National Conference Leader Syed Tauqeer Ahmad in Anantnag, His PSO Killed in Attack

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Anantnag, July 14: Three terrorists attacked National Conference (NC) leader Syed Tauqeer Ahmad in Hiller Kokernag area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday. According to reports, terrorists attacked Tauqeer during a party meeting. In the attack, PSO Riyaz Ahmed sustained bullet injuries. He was then admitted to a district hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Jammu And Kashmir: Terrorists Fire at Police Post in Chanpora, Cop Injured.

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The NC leader and former Chief Minister of the state Omar Abdullah condemned the attack. He tweeted, “The security officer Selection Grade Constable Riyaz Ahmed Khan was posted with him for the last few years & was killed when 3 militants attacked a party convention. I’ve just spoken to Tauqeer Sb to convey my concern & my condolences for Riyaz’s death.”

In a similar attack in March this year, a Special Police Officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed by terrorists in Shopian district. The terrorists fired upon at SPO Khushboo Jan at her home in Vehil village and she suffered serious bullet wounds. Khushboo Jan was shifted to a nearby district hospital, where she succumbed to injuries.