Srinagar: Suspected militants on Wednesday evening shot dead a BSF soldier at his home and also fired upon his brother at Hajin area of Bandipora.
Official sources told news agency GNS that three to four militants barged into house of Rameez Ahmad Parray, a BSF constable posted at Rajasthan, thrashed and threatened him. 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. Soon after the attack, government forces cordoned off entire area and launched searches to nab the attackers.