A policeman was martyred and another injured today as militants attacked the vehicle of a former legislator in Pulwama district, police said.
Militants fired upon ex-MLA Mohiudin Mir’s vehicle near Murran in south Kashmir, a police official said.
National Conference (NC) leader Mir, a former MLA from Rajpora, was on his way to Pulwama from Srinagar, the official said.
A constable, Mudassir Ahmed, was killed and another injured in the attack, he added. The two constables were deployed on the politician’s personal security, the official said.