Policeman shot dead in north Kashmir’s Sopore

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Sopore: Suspected militants on Friday night shot dead a policeman inside his home in Dangerpora area of this north Kashmir Township.

Suspected militants barged into the house of Javid Ahmad Lone in Shah Mohalla Dangerpora here around 11:00 pm on Friday and fired upon him, officials told Kashmir Reader Saturday.

He was rushed to the Sopore hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead. The cop had received two shots causing his death.

SSP Sopore, Javid Iqbal confirmed the death of the cop and said he was working as a follower with IRP 3rd battalion.

‘The policeman was on leave and was shot at his home,” Iqbal added.