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Female Special Police Officer in J&K shot dead by terrorists

March 17, 2019

Khushboo Jan, a Special Police Officer – SPO of the Jammu and Kashmir Police force was killed by terrorists yesterday.

24 year old Khushboo Jan was attacked by terrorists at her residence Shopian district in Southern part of Kashmir. Jan was outside in the afternoon and was shot at a very close range by suspected terrorists.

She was rushed for treatment to a local hospital but breathed her last there due to severe bullet injuries.

SPO or Special Police Officer are hired by the state police for help in fighting terrorism and provide ground root support. These are local people who are not give any special police training and do not have weapons.

Several leaders took to social media to condemn the killing of the female officer.

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah tweeted,” A lady special police officer (SPO) was shot & killed outside her home in South Kashmir earlier today. I condemn this act of terror & extend my condolences to her family & all her J&K police colleagues.”

The area has been put on alert and investigation is in progress while the security forces are looking for the killers.

Major Surendra Poonia‏ Verified account @MajorPoonia wrote,”Cowardice & Deplorable ! Terrorists murdered a woman special police officer (SPO) in Vehil area of Shopian district in J&K.These Jihadist call themselves freedom fighters n they have shown it by killing a WOMAN ! Shameless Scums Khushboo Jan , RIP Sister India Salutes You ”

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