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Militants open fire on policeman in Kashmir’s Shopian

The shooting took place near the camp of the special operations group (SOG) of the state police.

india Updated: Jun 11, 2017 16:58 IST
Press Trust of India
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Security personnel stands guard during curfew and strike in downtown Srinagar on Friday. (PTI)

Militants fired upon a policeman outside his camp in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday, leaving him injured.

The shooting happened in Imam Sahib area of the district near the camp of the special operations group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, a police official said.

Special Police Officer (SPO) Khursheed Ahmad, who was injured in the attack, was rushed to the sub-district hospital.

Police have launched a hunt to nab the attackers, the official said, adding that further details are awaited.

First Published: Jun 11, 2017 16:17 IST