Militants kill cop in Kashmir

A police constable was gunned down by separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir`s Sopore town Wednesday morning, police said.

Last Updated: Jun 08, 2011, 14:37 PM IST

Srinagar: A police constable was gunned down by separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir`s Sopore town Wednesday morning, police said.

According to police, the guerrillas escaped after firing at the constable near the local college in north Kashmir`s Sopore town, 54 km from here, in Baramulla district.

"Constable Manzoor Ahmad died even before he could be taken to hospital for treatment," a police officer said.
No guerrilla group has yet taken responsibility for the killing.

A trader from the same town was gunned down by suspected guerrillas in the heart of capital Srinagar Monday.

IANS