Terrorists have shot dead a 50-year-old policeman in Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday morning.
Sub-inspector Farooq Ahmed Mir's body was discovered in paddy fields near his home in Samboora village. The incident was reported by the district authorties by a tweet.
"Preliminary investigations reveal he had left his home to work in the paddy fields yesterday (Friday) in the evening where he was shot dead by the militants using a pistol", the tweet said.
Dead body of Farooq Ah Mir of Samboora Si(M) posted in IRP 23 BN was found in paddy fields near his home. Preliminary #investigation reveals that he had left his home for work in his paddy fields yesterday in the evening, where he was shot dead by #terrorists using a pistol.— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) June 18, 2022
Mir is survived by his wife and three children.