The man, said to be in his early twenties, was identified as Parvaiz Ahmad Wani, a resident of Batamuran village. The police had no information about his whereabouts and were still collating information when this report was filed late evening.
According to a statement by a state police spokesperson, a cordon and search operation was launched in Tikken area of Pulwama in the early hours of Saturday following inputs on militants’ presence in the area.
The snowfall caused major damage to electric lines and almost all districts in Kashmir were without electricity, Chief Engineer, J&K Power Development Department Kashmir, Hashmat Qazi told The Sunday Express.
Addressing a press conference here, Kabra said the elections will be held between November 17 and December 11, in nine phases. “We have taking appropriate measures to reassure the people about the security arrangements for the Panchayat polls,” he said.