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 - Black Day Observed Across Jammu and Kashmir To Mark Pakistan's Invasion in 1947

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: Police Inspector Shot Dead by Militants in Anantnag District; Area Cordoned Off

The area has been cordoned off for search operation.

More details are awaited.