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Anantnag terror attack: Death toll rises to six after J&K cop succumbs to injuries at AIIMS

As soon as Khan stepped out of his bullet-proof vehicle, a barrage of bullets were fired by a terrorist, one of which hit his liver and duodenum, police said. On Sunday, Khan's health deteriorated and he was shifted to AIIMS in the afternoon.

J&K: Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in Kulgam

A police official said a search operation was going on in Kulgam district when the gunfight broke out.


No record to suggest that some Sri Lanka bombers visited Kashmir: J&K Police chief

Talking to PTI, Singh said they have not received any information from the Island nation through diplomatic channel but the persons whose names appeared on social media have not travelled to Kashmir. "We have checked and there is no information about them having visited here," Singh said.

J&K: Head constable shot at by militants in Srinagar

Illiyas Ahmed was attached with the special branch of the district police in Handwara in north Kashmir. Suspected militants barged into his house in Khanyar and shot at him.

J&K: Militants barge into policeman's house, shoot him dead

Police sources said the militants barged into the slain cop's residence at Hanjan Payeen area on Tuesday evening and fired at him. The policeman succumbed to his injuries.

J&K: Police to get 'non-lethal pepper-ball launching systems', riot-control gas masks

A pepper-ball launching system, also called a pepper-spray ball projectile, is a frangible projectile containing a powdered chemical that irritates the eyes and nose, like the pepper spray.


J&K: List of security personnel gunned down by militants this year

The alarming trend of abducting and killing police officials on leave is particularly accentuated in south Kashmir, which has sent one in every five police personnel recruited by the J&K Police in the last three years.

J&K police chief SP Vaid removed

SP Vaid, a 1986 batch IPS officer, has been posted as Transport Commissioner J&K, headquartered in Jammu. DGP Prisons, Dilbagh Singh will take his place till a new appointment is made.

Jammu and Kashmir: Five held for gangrape, murder of 9-year-old

According to the police, the girl was gangraped before being murdered. Her body, reportedly with eyes gouged out, was found just one kilometre from her house, the police said.

Why targeting policemen hits home: 1 of 5 cops was recruited from south Kashmir

The J&K Police is the second largest government recruiter in the state, next only to the Education Department, and comprises 31,000 Special Police Officers (SPOs) in addition to the regular forces of over 90,000 men.