Militants abduct and kill former SPO in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian; third civilian killing by terrorists in one week
A former special police officer (SPO) was killed by suspected militants on Friday after they kidnapped him in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Srinagar: A former special police officer (SPO) was killed by suspected militants on Friday after they kidnapped him in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
The bullet-riddled body of former SPO Basharat Ahmad Wagay was recovered, hours after he was kidnapped, a police official said.
Besides the former SPO, two other persons were also kidnapped by unidentified gunmen. The police official said that the two other kidnapped persons — Zahid Ahmad Wagay and Reyaz Ahmad Wagay — were released by the suspected militants.
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