Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a hunt for the assailants, he added.
The Peoples Democratic Party and the National Conference condemned the killing.
"I strongly condemn this brutal act of terror. My condolences to the family. This vicious cycle of death and destruction seems to have no end," she wrote on Twitter.
NC vice president Omar Abdullah tweeted, "A lady special police officer (SPO) was shot & killed outside her home in South Kashmir earlier today. I condemn this act of terror & extend my condolences to her family & all her J&K police colleagues (sic).
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