In a terror attack on Sunday afternoon, a Municipal Councilor and his Special Police Officer (SPO) were shot dead by ultras in Sopore area of north Kashmir.
Official sources said that councilor Reyaz Ahmad Peer son of Ghulam Nabi Peer of Ningli Sopore, SPO Shafqat Nazir Khan son of Nazir Ahmad of Mundji Sopore and a civilian Shamas Din peer son of Ghulam Mohammad Peer were seriously injured in the attack at Sopore.
The injured were immediately shifted to a local hospital where the councilor and the SPO died before they reached the hospital. The civilian has been referred to Srinagar for treatment.
Police said that investigations were underway as regards the attack.