Suspected militants on Saturday morning shot dead a policeman in Qoil area of Pulwama when he was leaving his home for duties.
The deceased was identified as selection grade constable Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, son of Abdul Aziz of Qoil. A police officer said that Ganai was leaving for District Police Lines (DPL) Pulwama when gunmen fired at him from close range.
The wreath laying ceremony of the police constable was held in District Police Lines Pulwama. The deceased is survived by his wife, 14-year old son and aged father.