A CRPF trooper Naseer Ahmad, who was on leave, was shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday night. Police said the militants barged into his house in the Naira Tahab area of the South Kashmir district and fired at him.
They said Naseer was posted in the 182 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and had come home on leave.
Security forces have cordoned the area and launched massive search to track down the terrorists involved in the crime.
The CRPF trooper was taken to hospital in a critical condition, where he succumbed to his injuries.