Militants gunned down a Special Police Officer and critically wounded a trooper of the Territorial Army in north Kashmir's Sopore town on Saturday afternoon.
A senior police officer said the attack happened in Brat Kalan locality of Sopore town, 54 km from capital Srinagar.
"Militants opened fire, killing the SPO Riyaz-ul-Hassan
Tariq was immediately shifted to the hospital for treatment.
Tension gripped the area and searches were conducted. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.