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Gunmen kill cop at Sopore

Gunmen kill cop at Sopore
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Bilal Ahmad

Srinagar: A policeman was killed Friday night by suspected militants in Warpora area of Sopore after they fired at him from a close range, police sources said.

They said that the gunmen barged inside the house of policeman (follower) Javid Ahmad Lone son of Abdul Khaliq Lone at around 10:45 pm and fired upon him at Warpora near Dangerpora in Sopore.

Lone suffered serious bullet wounds and was shifted to the nearby hospital where he succumbed to injuries, an official added.

SP Sopore Javid Iqbal confirmed the incident and said that investigations have in the case have been taken up.

“Javid was fired upon by the militants at his home in Warpora and later he succumbed. He was working as a follower in the police department and was on leave,” SP said.

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