A CRPF jawan was shot dead by terrorists this evening in the Pulwama village of south Kashmir as part of their apparent campaign to target Kashmiris working for the armed forces like Lt Umar Fayaz and Rifleman Aurangzeb.

MyNation has learnt that a bunch of terrorists barged into the home of the CRPF jawan identified as Naseer Ahmad Rather at Naira village and shot at him.

Naseer was posted at CRPF 182 Batallion in Pulwama and was on leave.

The jawan was rushed to the district hospital of Pulwama immediately in a critical condition, where he was declared "brought dead".

Medical Superintendent of District Hospital Pulwama Dr Abdul Rashid Parra confirmed the death of the CRPF man.