The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants is awaited as the search operation is still going on, the police said.
The matter is being investigated, the sources said, adding that senior police officers are looking for the reasons that led to firing.
Mahajan said Speakers of all states ‘unanimously’ decided that India will boycott the meeting if J&K Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta is not invited.
Body demanding institute in Jammu says agitation will go on.
The soldiers had mistaken their own men to be militants.
According to Lt Gen Saha, over 200 militants were currently active in the Valley and most of them were affiliated to the Hizbul Mujahideen or the Lashkar- e-Toiba.
The two major changes from the old fence are in the use of a strong, circular pole instead of traditional iron picket and a different type of concertina coil.
The ruling PDP defended it saying the appointments were made on merit.
Most of these 20 appointees in Jammu and one in Supreme Court have been active members of either the BJP or have been associated with the RSS.
Special packages to states fly in the face of cooperative federalism
CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to attend function today, BJP says they aren’t martyrs.
Lured through touts, students paid between Rs 45,000 and Rs 80,000 per year for the two-year course to get degrees and certificates from the institutes.
The rains also triggered landslides that led to a blockade on the 300-km Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Gangroo near Ramsu.
Police have registered a murder case against five SOG personnel, including an assistant sub-inspector.
According to the police, the encounter began on Sunday evening, after they had got a tip off about the presence of militants in the Redwani Bala village.