SRINAGAR: Militants on Wednesday killed a special police officer (SPO) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Militants shot dead Farid Ahmad Khan at Devar in Lolab area of Kupwara district, a police spokesman said. A civilian was injured.

The militants fled the scene immediately after the firing. A hunt has been launched to nab them.

No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility. PTI

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