By: Musaib Iqbal MK
Mainstream political parties have condemned the attack on the councilor in Sopore as in a sudden attack on Monday afternoon, a Block Development Councilor along with his PSO was killed and many others were injured.
On Twitter Omar Abdullah was quick to react and said, ““News coming in of a militant attack on the municipal office in Sopore. My unequivocal condemnation of this attack together with my sympathies for the deceased & prayers for the injured.”
According to the police, in the militant attack councilor was killed along with his bodyguard as there was a meeting going on in the office at Sopore.
Meanwhile Outlook in its report about this incident has said, Councilor Riyaz Ahmad and police officer Shafqat Ahmad were killed while councillor Shams-ud-din Peer was injured, police said adding that Peer along with other injured persons has been rushed to a hospital.
The police have cordoned off the area.