Leader’s Personal Security Officers (PSOs) got injured in this attack
The Hush Post: In a shocking incident a Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Patel was shot dead by terrorists in Rajpora area of South Kashmir on Wednesday.
When the terrorists attacked him, the Congress leader was travelling in his car. In this attack two Personal Security Officers (PSOs) of the leader were also injured. After attacking Patel, the terrorists fled from the spot along with their service rifles, The Indian Express reported.
Resident of Shadimarg area, Congress leader Patel succumbed to injuries on the way to a hospital. The police said that both the injured PSOs are being treated at the hospital and their condition is said to be stable.
The area has been cordoned off and a search has been launched to nab the terrorists, the police reportedly said.
Earlier Ghulam Nabi Patel was with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). PDP leader and J&K Chief Minister has condoled Patel’s death. “Heartfelt condolences to the family of senior Congress leader, G. N. Patel who was killed by militants today in Rajpora. Such cowardly acts achieve nothing but leave one more family devastated,” Mehbooba Mufti said in a tweet.