Jammu & Kashmir: In a cowardly act, terrorists shot and killed a woman Special Police Officer (SPO) Khushboo Jan outside her home in Shopian district. She was shot around 3 pm and died at the hospital.
Khushboo Jan was working with the local police.
Security officers have cordoned off the area and a hunt is on to capture the terrorists responsible for the attack.
The Jammu and Kashmir Police, to which the SPO belonged, said in a statement, “Terrorists today fired on a policewoman Khushboo Jan at her village in Vehil area of Shopian district. She sustained critical injuries & was evacuated to the hospital where she succumbed. We condemn this gruesome terror act & stand by her family at this critical juncture,” Jammu and Kashmir police statement read.
Reports say that Pakistan violated the ceasefire since morning at Mankote sector in Poonch district. Indian security forces retaliated strongly against Pakistani aggression.