Srinagar: Personal Security Officer of PDP leader Sajad Mufti was on Friday shot dead in Bijbehara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, ANI reported.Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir: Police Intensify Searches, Tighten Security After Terrorists Kill Civilians In Valley

A report said that deceased named Farooq Ahmad was standing guard outside a mosque in Baba Mohalla area of Bijbehara when gunmen targeted him. Also Read - Jammu And Kashmir: Valley Sees Exodus of Workers After Migrant Labourers' Killings 

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The area has been cordoned off for search operation.

More details are awaited.