Srinagar (DNA): Two people were killed in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore on Monday. As per the information, the area has been cordoned and a search operation is underway.

A Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel and a civilian have lost their lives, the Kashmir Zone Police confirmed.

“Terrorists fired at Municipal Office #Sopore. In this #terror incident, police personnel Shafqat Ahmad & councillor Riyaz Ahmad got #martyred & councillor Shams-ud-din Peer got injured. Injured shifted to hospital for treatment. Area cordoned off & further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

A Municipal council meeting which was being chaired by Fareeda Khan, a BDC chairman in the presence of State Secretary of BJP, was attacked from the outside by unidentified terrorist/terrorists.

As per the locals, a meeting of BDC chairperson Fareeda Khan of the Langate Handwara was being held at the Dak Bungalow and when the militants opened fire on them.