Terrorists fired at Special Police Officer Khushboo Jan outside her house in Vehil village in South Kashmir on Saturday. The officer was grievously wounded and taken to hospital. But she succumbed to injuries.
Immediately after the incident, Army, Special Operation Group of Police and CRPF swung into action and launched a manhunt to nab the culprits.
The incident occurred even as Pakistan troops are carrying out heavy shelling in the Mankote sector of the district.
On Thursday last, a National Conference worker was seriously injured in Anantnag and a civilian was killed in Tral, a day after a civilian was kidnapped and later found dead in Pulwama.