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Terrorists Murder Retired Cop, 72, During Azaan

December 24, 2023 19:06 IST

Retired Jammu and Kashmir police Senior Superintendent of Police Muhammad Shafi Mir was shot dead by terrorists in a mosque in Baramulla.

The 72-year-old retired police officer, who was the local muezzin, was murdered while he was giving the call for azaan.


IMAGE: People carry the body of retired senior J&K SSP Muhammad Shafi Mir during his funeral in Baramulla, here and below. All photographs: Umar Ganie for




IMAGE: People offer funeral prayers.


IMAGE: SSP Mir's family mourn a husband and father at the funeral, here and below.




IMAGE: Locals at the mosque where SSP Mir was murdered in cold blood by terrorists, here and below.



IMAGE: Security personnel cordon off the area near the mosque.

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/
Feature Presentation: Rajesh Alva/