South Kashmir: SPO shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pulwama
In a second such attack on Saturday, a special police officer (SPO) who owned an eatery was shot dead by unknown gunmen near Murran chowk in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.
The deceased was identified as Special police official (SPO) Mohammad Ashraf resident Machpona area of Pulwama.
Sources said that Ashraf, a former militant was working as an SPO in Cargo, Srinagar and at present was residing at Chanapora in Srinagar.
Official sources said that the injured was referred to District Hospital Pulwama where he succumbed, they said adding a massive hunt has been launched to nab the attackers.