Militants barge into Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police personnel's house, flee after family raises alarm
Militants barged into the residence of a Jammu and Kashmir Traffic Police personnel but fled after the family raised an alarm.
Referring to the killing of CID inspector Parvez Ahmad Dar last week, Kumar said the militants were resorting to soft target killings in order to create fear psychosis.
A police official said preliminary investigation revealed that three militants were involved in the attack and their identity is being ascertained.
Two civilians were killed in firing by militants on Saturday in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
The security forces had launched a cordon-and-search operation in a forest area of Choor Ki Gali in Herpora of Shopian, following information about the presence of militants there.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Gulab Bagh area of Tral in Pulwama after receiving specific inputs about presence of militants there, a police official said.
Lieutenant Umer Fayaz's was abducted from his relative's house, and his bullet riddled body was found in Harmain area of Shopian, a police official said.