Suspected militants fired upon SPO in Baghat

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Srinagar : A cop was injured after shot at by suspected militants at Bagath area of Srinagar city on Wednesday evening.

Reports reaching a local news agency GNS that the gunmen opened fire upon the policeman identified as Roman Rashid (belt number 57/ SPO) at Bagath Chowk.

In the incident, the cop from security wing of Jammu and Kashmir Police suffered serious bullet wounds, they said.

The cop was immediately taken to nearby Bone and Joint hospital Barzullah for treatment.

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Bone and Joint Hospital, Dr Mudasir Ahmad told the news agency that the policeman had firearm injury in his thigh.

“The cop is being evaluated and is stable,” the CMO said.

A police officer also confirmed the incident and said that the SPO is posted on guard duty with State’s Information Commissioner. (GNS)

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