Brig Anil Gupta said that the conspiracy is deep-rooted and had the sinister aim of creating fear among the minorities in order to force another migration.
The terrorists fired at the quick reaction team of the Army after a driver of a civilian vehicle informed the force about the presence of two suspicious individuals on the highway in Batote of Ramban.
Soon after the news of Gundana's death reached Kishtwar, the Jamia Masjid management announced shutdown on Monday as a mark of respect.
A group of gunmen decamped with the service rifle of the personal security officer (PSO) of PDP's district president in the town on Friday.
Immediately after the incident, police, CRPF and army men rushed to the area and launched a massive manhunt to track down the militants.
Traders and shopkeepers interested in selling army uniforms are advised to approach the local police stations for establishing their business units in approved areas only.
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Police said an overloaded minibus on its way towards Kishtwar from Keshwan area, skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Keshwan-Thakrai ar