SPO shot dead by suspected militants in Bijbehara

SRINAGAR: Suspected militants tonight shot dead a special police officer (SPO) in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Police sources said that suspected militants barged into the home of SPO Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh at Katoo Wapzan villlage of Dashnipora belt of Bijbehara and shot him dead. They said that the wife of the policeman was also injured in the shooting. “She was rushed to sub-district hospital Bijbehara where her condition is stated to be critical,” they added.