A police official said terrorists fired from close range towards police officer Javaid Ahmad near his residence at Saidpora, Eidgah area in downtown Srinagar.
Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Arindam Bagchi also said that cross-border terrorism is "unacceptable".
According to the statistics, of the 13 security force casualties in Valley in militancy violence this year, only two were killed in encounters.
Avtar Singh, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district, was hired by the conspirators of the crime for his sharp-shooting skills.
The Lt Governor expressed gratitude towards the Ministry of Home Affairs for extending necessary interventions for the welfare of the people of J&K, the spokesman said.
Congress should explain stand on Article 370, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad after Digvijay's remarks
Digvijay Singh was responding to a question about the 'way forward' on the Articl 370 issue 'once the Modi government is gone' on a social media app.
PDP president Mehbooba Mufti, who was a BJP ally for some time in Jammu and Kashmir, criticised the saffron party.
Frontline workers in Kashmir are visiting citizens for a door-to-door vaccination drive. This also involves crossing geographical barriers to reach the interiors of the Union Territory.
Google asked to preserve data of PDP leader Parra's emails to Pakistan-based terror groups: J&K Police
Parra's lawyer, as well as the PDP, has denied all the allegations levelled against Parra and has termed them 'politically motivated'.
Meanwhile, the officials said there were 19 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) and one fresh case was reported since last evening.
He said initial indicators have led to the identification of the outfit, and a follow-up on that is on.
Congress leader Digvijay Singh's comment on 'relook' at Article 370 revocation in J&K draws ire of BJP
Union ministers Giriraj Singh and Kiren Rijiju were among other BJP leaders who targeted the Congress in their tweets over the issue.
Militants fired upon a joint party of the CRPF and police near Main Chowk Sopore in north Kashmir district around noon.
Chief PDP spokesperson Suhail Bukhari said the delimitation commission has been designed in a way that only elected representatives can be part of the exercise.
The BJP strongly supports using the 2011 census as the basis for the delimitation exercise, while some Jammu-based parties are of the view that the process should not be based on the 2011 census.