Constable Khurshid Ahmad Ganai was shot by unknown gunmen outside his residence at Koil in Pulwama this morning, a police official said.

"Selection grade constable Khurshid Ahmad Ganai was leaving his home in Koil village for duties when a militant appeared and shot him from a close range. The constable died on the spot," police said.

Two days back, militant hiding in a mob had launched two grenades at the mob controlling security forces injuring 15 security men, including three officers in the same district.

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