Police officer killed, SPO injured in Zakura shootout

Police officer killed, SPO injured in Zakura shootout
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Srinagar: A police sub-inspector (SI) was killed and a Special Police Officer (SPO) injured after militants opened fire on a police party in Zakura area of Srinagar on Friday.

Quoting official sources, GNS news agency reported that police cordoned off Zakura area after inputs about the presence of militants.

“As the searches were on near suspected spot, hiding militants opened fire, resulting in injuries to two cops including one sub-inspector,” the news agency said .

It said that the SI, identified as Imran Tak, succumbed.