A Special Police Officer was shot dead by terrorists outside her home in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district today. SPO Khushboo Jan was fired upon at close range around 2.40 pm in the district's Vehil village, about 60 kilometres south of Srinagar. She was rushed to a local hospital in the district, where she died. "She sustained critical injuries and was evacuated to hospital where she succumbed. We condemn this gruesome terror act & stand by her family at this critical juncture," said the Jammu and Kashmir police.