NIA officer attached to Pathankot probe shot dead

A National Investigation Agency inspector was shot dead by two unidentified men while returning from a wedding in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor district, sources said on Sunday.

Ahmed was part of a team who was investigating the Indian Air Force base terror attack in Pathankot.He was involved in some of the major operations of NIA.

Inspector Mohammad Tanzil and his wife were shot at by unidentified assailants on motorbikes who followed the couple near Sahaspur town on Saturday night.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital by the local people and was declared brought dead. His wife Farzana who was travelling with him was also injured in the shooting and rushed to AIIMS in New Delhi.

Two men reportedly on a motorcycle, intercepted his car and fired indiscriminately aiming at him from a point blank range.

His body has been sent for post-mortem examination and a team of NIA officers from Delhi left for Bijnor to probe the attack.

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