SRINAGAR Unknown gunmen shot dead a civilian at Kachdoora area in District Shopian while an SPO was shot at and injured at Baghat area here on wednesday.
A police spokesman said the civilian Tanveer Ahmad Dar son of Mohammad Abdullah Dar of Bemnipora Shopian was fired upon by militants near Masjid Noor at Kachdoora village on Wednesday afternoon.
Tanveer was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival, he said.
Soon after the incident a joint team of army and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area to nab the assailants.
The police spokesman said that police has registered a case and officers visited spot to work to establish circumstances of the incident.
Meanwhile, a cop was injured after shot at by suspected militants at Bagath area of Srinagar here on Wednesday evening.
Reports said that the gunmen opened fire upon the policeman identified as Roman Rashid (belt number 57/ SPO) at Bagath Chowk.
In the incident, the cop belonged to 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 GNS that the policeman has 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.