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Police constable shot dead in Anantnag

Srinagar: A police constable was killed after fired upon by suspected militants at his residence in Hiller Shahabad area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday.

A police officer said that the militants opened fire upon the policeman namely Manzoor Ahmad Dar at Hiller village at around 9:35 pm. The officer also confirmed that the policeman was at home when the attack took place.

Dar, a Selection Grade Constable and working as Munshi at Police Station Larnoo was removed to nearby hospital where he succumbed to injuries.

He said that police team has been rushed to the spot and further investigations are under way. (GNS)

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