Man making forced entry into Farooq Abdullah’s house in Jammu, shot dead

A man was gunned down by security personnel on Saturday after he forcibly entered Jammu and Kashmir former chief minister Farooq Abdullah’s house in Jammu, police said.

“The intruder breached the main gate and went inside. He had a scuffle with the duty officers there. Duty officer was also injured. After that he entered the residence. Subsequently, he was shot dead,” SSP Jammu Vivek Gupta said.

Prima facie it didn’t appear to be a terror attack, Gupta added.

Farooq Abdullah’s son, also a former CM of the state, Omar Abdullah tweeted about the incident saying anti-sabotage and background checks on the intruder were on.

“Am aware of the incident that took place at the residence my father & I share in Bhatindi, Jammu. Details are sketchy at the moment. Initial reports suggest an intruder was able to gain entry through the front door & in to the upper lobby of the house,” Omar tweeted