A special police officer was killed and his wife critically injured when terrorirst opened fire at them in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Thursday.
"Militants fired upon SPO Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh inside his residence at Katsoo in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district," the police official said.
While the SPO was killed on the spot, his wife, Fareeda, suffered injuries in the firing by the militants, the official said.
He said the woman has been rushed to a hospital for treatment.
In a separate incident, the ultras fired upon a man at Chancer in Kulgam district, the official said. Sayar Wani was hit by a bullet in the leg, he said, adding the injured was admitted to a local hospital for treatment.
(With inputs from PTI)