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Police officer shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir

Terrorists shot dead a special police officer (SPO) in Tral area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.


  |  Updated On : October 18, 2017 06:55 PM
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New Delhi :  

Terrorists shot dead a special police officer (SPO) in Tral area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.

The ultras fired at SPO Haleem Gujjar at his residence in Gutroo village of Tral area, 36 kilometers from Srinagar, killing him on the spot, a police official said.

The militants escaped from the scene after carrying out the attack, he said, adding a manhunt has been launched for the assailants. 

Earlier on Monday, militants shot dead a former sarpanch belonging to the ruling PDP party in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir while the deceased’s family members killed one of the assailants in a scuffle during the attack late evening.

First Published: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 06:50 PM

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