Woman SPO shot dead in Shopian

Srinagar: A female Special Police Officer of the Jammu and Kashmir Police has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, reported GNS.

Officials told GNS that gunmen fired upon the SPO identified as Khushboo Jan at around 2.40 pm at her home in Vehil area of the district.

Jan suffered serious injuries in the incident and was shifted to a nearby hospital where she 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 and a man hunt has been launched to nab the gunmen.


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