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Special police officer shot dead in north Kashmir

Militants on Sunday shot dead a Special Police Officer (SPO) in Sopore town of north Kashmir. Mudasir Ahmed was shot by militants at Hamam in Sopore town at around 9:50 am, resulting in his death on the spot, a senior police officer said.

india Updated: Jul 28, 2013 13:27 IST

Militants killed a policeman on Sunday morning in north Kashmir's district.

According to the police spokesman, pistol borne militants shot the cop dead at 9:50 am near Ontoo Hamam area of Sopore, 55 km north of Srinagar.

The slain cop has been identified as Mudasir Ahmad. He was working as SPO in the Police Department.

First Published: Jul 28, 2013 11:13 IST