Police officials told the The Indian Express that constable Farooq Ahmad of J&K Police, who was posted with Sajad as PSO, was shot dead by militants at a shrine in Bijbehara, Anantnag district, during the afternoon prayers on Friday.
Police sources said Reyaz was in his civvies and without a weapon at the time of the attack. “He was at the main entrance and inside, there was a meeting going on. After hearing the gunshots, the security personnel deployed with the NC leader also fired in air."
The woman, identified as Shaheena Begum (32), went missing on June 25. According to the J&K police, she had a dispute with her husband and told him that she was going to meet her relatives in Sahoora village in Baramulla district.
Over the last three days, past many twists and turns, a rare story of heart and heartbreak played out in Achoora village in Gurez valley along the LoC in North Kashmir. On Thursday, the body of Aabid Sheikh was handed over to the Pakistan Army.
“If you go to western UP, when there is Kanwar Yatra, for one month, no vehicle plies on the highway and no one complains. Here, even if there is restriction on two hours, hue and cry is raised. We should bear it [restrictions],” Malik said.
According to official data, the de-addiction centre has witnessed an unprecedented increase in the number of patients visiting the hospital’s Out Patients Department (OPD) since 2016. In 2016, the hospital saw 489 patients, which increased to 3,622 in 2017 and then 5,113 in 2018.
From roads, power, and dilapidated school, to entrance exam coaching and all-India tours for their children, Garkote in Uri pours its heart out as “first ever officer” visits the village located a few kilometres from border.
“This year, we are using unmanned aerial vehicles, including drones, to secure the yatra route from Jammu to the holy cave. Also, a bar-code system and satellite trackers are being used to keep a track of pilgrims and convoy movements,” CRPF IG Ravideep Singh Sahi told The Indian Express.
According to the Jammu and Kashmir Police, the encounter broke out at the Panzar area of Shopian in the morning after security forces launched a cordon and search operation following reports that militants were present in the area.