Unidentified militants opened fire on a police patrol party at village Khudwani around 1 PM, killing a cop, the officials said.
They said a civilian, Sheraz Ahmad Naikoo, was also injured in the brief shooting and was hospitalized.
The militants escaped from the scene in the face of retaliation, the officials said, adding a hunt has been launched to nab them. No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.


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