According to sources, the militants targeted the SHO when he was in the local market.
He succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.
The deceased officer was identified as Syed Shabir Ahmad.
Sources said that the deceased cop belonged to Uri village of North Kashmir.
Three other security guards were injured while they were on duty with him.
Two of the injured cops were identified as constable Mohammad Shafi and Special Police Officer (SPO) Firdous Ahmad.
No terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.
--IBNS (Posted on 02-12-2013)