Pulwama : ioktimes : Suspected militants on Tuesday shot dead a Special police officer (SPO) in Hanjan Payeen area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.
Quoting sources, news agency ioktimes mentioned that gunmen fired upon Sameer Ahmad Mir son of Wali Mohammad Mir at his residence this evening.
Mir, a resident of Hanjan Payeen village suffered severe bullet wounds and was shifted to a nearby district hospital were he succumbed to his injuries, mentioned the reports.
A senior police officer also verified the incident to ioktimes.
“Sameer was fired upon through the suspected militants at his home. He was working as an SPO,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, army, SOG of Police and CRPF cordoned off the area and launched a hunt to nab the attackers.