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Cop, civilian killed in Sopore militant attack

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Srinagar, Mar 04: A cop and a civilian were killed while as another policeman suffered injuries in a militant attack at Warpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday evening.

Reports reaching GNS said that the militants opened fire upon the police party near Warpora police post. “In the incident, an SPO and a civilian died on the spot while as another policeman Showkat Ahmad Khanday of Wagoora Kreeri sustained bullet wounds and have been hospitalised.”

 

The deceased have been identified as SPO Wajahat Ahmad Bhat son of Asadullah Bhat of Wagoora Kreeri and the civilian Umar Subhan (22) of Warpora.

Confirming it, a police officer said that the area has been cordoned off to nab the assailants. (GNS)