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Special police officer, civilian killed in militant attack in Jammu and Kashmir

The militants opened fire on a police party at Warpora in Sopore area this evening, resulting in injuries to SPOs Wajahat Ahmad and Showkat Khandey and a civilian, the officials said.

Published: 04th March 2020 09:32 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th March 2020 09:32 PM   |  A+A-

Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in Jammu and Kashmir

For representational purposes (File Photo | EPS)

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Two persons including a special police officer (SPO) were killed on Wednesday in a militant attack in Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, officials said.

The militants opened fire on a police party at Warpora in Sopore area this evening, resulting in injuries to SPOs Wajahat Ahmad and Showkat Khandey and a civilian, the officials said.

The injured persons were taken to a hospital where Wajahat and civilian Umar Subhan Wagay were declared dead, they said. Security forces have cordoned off the area to track down the assailants, the officials added.

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