Militants ransack SP’s house


SRINAGAR, At least four militants tonight ransacked the house of Superintendent of Police (SP) Hazratbal in South Kashmir district of Kulgam.
Sources said that four militants tonight barged into the house of Mohammad Ayub Mattoo father of SP Hazratbal, Dawood Mattoo, in Khudwani area of Kulgam district and ransacked the house.
The militants also beat up father of the SP and broke window of the house. Before fleeing, they fired in air.
Senior police and security force officers reached the spot and searches were conducted by them but the militants had fled from the area.
This is not for the first time that Dawood’s family was targeted by militants. The family was targetted for third time in last few months.
During last one week militants targeted families of three police officers in Kashmir. Militants last night ransacked the house of Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police, Dilbar Ahmad and his brother Reyaz Ahmad, also a police officer, at village Dairoo in Shopian. The militants fired in air outside the house before fleeing.
Three day before, militants abducted and let later off brother and son of a police officer in Central Kashmir district of Budgam. They also torched his car.