Jammu & Kashmir: Islamic terrorists kill RSS Sah Prant Sewa Pramukh, his security officer in Kishtwar
Braveheart PSO of J&K Police Rajinder Kumar martyred in a terrorist attack in Kishtwar
Shri Chandra Kant had been provided with an armed personal security officer after a review of the threat he faces for his association with RSS
Islamic terrorists killed RSS Sah Prant Sewa Pramukh Shri Chandra Kant and his PSO Shri Chandra Kumar in a gun attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar town. The terrorists snatched away the weapon of the PSO who died on the spot. The incident took place at a government hospital in Kishtwar.
Shri Chandra Kant later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. A curfew has been imposed in the town and the Army has been deployed.
Shri Chandrakant, a medical assistant at the hospital, had been provided with an armed PSO of J&K police, Rajinder Kumar, after a review of the threat he faces for his association with RSS. As per reports, there were three terrorists and they opened fire when Chandrakant along with his PSO was coming out of the hospital’s OPD around 12.30 pm.
The militants fled the scene after snatching away the AK-47 rifle of the policeman. Inspector General of Police for Jammu zone, M K Sinha, confirmed shootout at the district hospital as an act of terror. “Searches have been launched to track down the militants who have taken along the service weapon of the deceased PSO,” he added.
Kishtwar is part of Udhampur parliamentary constituency which is going to polls in the second phase on April 18. Minister of State in the PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh, is contesting from the constituency as BJP candidate.