The Hush Post|03:30pm| 1-min-read
A lady Special Police Officer (SPO) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, news agency ANI reported.
Unidentified gunmen had fired upon at the SPO identified as Khushboo Jan at around 2.40 pm on Saturday at her home in Vehil area of the district.
Jan suffered serious injuries in the incident and was shifted to a nearby hospital. She was brought in a critical condition and later succumbed to her injuries.
A senior police officer while confirming the incident said, ” Khushboo was fired upon by suspected militants at her home. She was working as an SPO in the department.”
Meanwhile, the area has been cordoned by the armed forces. A manhunt has been launched to nab the gunmen.