Two militants shot at Constable Shabir Ahmad from a close range at Lal Chowk in Anantnag town, 52 kms from here, this morning, the police said.
They said the constable was hit by the bullet in the head. He was rushed to nearby district hospital from where he was referred to SKIMS Hospital here.
The militants decamped with the AK rifle of the injured cop, the police added.
An alert has been sounded in the area to track down the assailants.