special police officer (SPO) was shot dead by suspected militants at Hariparigam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday evening.
Official sources said that the gunmen fired upon the woman SPO namely Fayaz Ahmad at his home in Hariparigam
In the incident, Fayaz suffered serious bullet wounds and was shifted to the nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries,” they said.
A senior police officer confirmed the incident.
“Fayaz was fired upon by the suspected militants at his home,” the officer added.
Meanwhile, Army, Special Operation Group of Police and CRPF cordoned off the area and launched a hunt to nab the assailants.
More details will follow.