Jammu and Kashmir: Woman Special Police Officer shot dead outside her house in Shopian

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Updated: March 16, 2019 4:04:49 PM

SPO Khusboo Jan was shot outside her house in Shopian district's Vehil village.

Woman SPO killed in Shopian, Khusboo JanWoman SPO killed in Shopian

Woman SPO killed in Shopian: A woman Special Police Officer (SPO) was shot dead by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday.

SPO Khusboo Jan was shot from a close range outside her house in Shopian district’s Vehil village. The woman cop was rushed to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a hunt for the assailants.

Tension has been simmering in the Kashmir Valley ever since 40 CRPF men were killed in suicide attack in Pulwama in February. Pakistan based Jaish-e-Mohammad had claimed responsibility for the dastardly attack.

More details are awaited.

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