Srinagar: Suspected militants today evening shot dead a BSF constable on leave at his home and also fired upon his brother at Hajin area of Bandipora district in north Kashmir.
Official sources told news agency GNS that a group three to four militants barged into house of Rameez Ahmad Parray, a BSF constable posted at Rajasthan and presently on vacations, at Parray Hajin and thrashed and threatened. The militants then left the house and came back again.
“The militants second time fired upon the BSF constable and his brother Mumtaz,” said the sources, adding that both were critically injured and were referred to hospital but Rameez succumbed. Government forces have cordoned off entire and searches have been launched to nab the attackers.