A special police officer in Jammu and Kashmir was killed on Wednesday at his home after unidentified gunmen attacked him in Gutroo area of Tral in Pulwama district, Greater Kashmir reported.

SPO Haleem Gujjar, who suffered critical bullet wounds, was taken to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead, Brighter Kashmir reported.

Police are searching for the accused and have started an investigation into the attack, a statement said.

Gujjar was posted at Aripal tehsil.