Qayoom Khan

Srinagar, October 18: Suspected militants on Wednesday evening shot dead a special police officer (SPO) Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A police officer told news agency GNS that the Special Police Officer (SPO) identified as Abdul Haleem Kohli son of  Fateh Kohli , was at home , when militants opened fire on him at Gutroo Village in Tral, and killed him on the spot.

The slain policeman was a resident of Gutroo Village in Tral and was currently posted at Aripal tehsil in Tral sub division, he said.

Investigation is on in the case and a manhunt has been launched to nab the assailants., he said