SPO injured after shot at by militants in Tral

Srinagar: A Special Police Officer (SPO) was injured after shot at by suspected militants at Pastuna village in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday evening.

A police officer told GNS that the militants fired upon the SPO Ashiq Ahmad Lone (24) son of Abdul Samad Lone near his residence at Pastuna Tral.

“In the incident Ashiq suffered a bullet wound in his leg and has been taken to nearby hospital,” he said.

Soon after the incident, a joint team of army and SOG launched a hunt in the area to nab the assailants, he said. (GNS)

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