The CCTV footage of the incident shows a militant shooting the officer at least twice from behind from point-blank range at a marketplace in Khanyar.
The sources have revealed that the security agencies in Kashmir have tracked the movement and presence of ISKP commander Munsib who has been reportedly coordinating with various terror outfits for this purpose. He has been quite active on social media for the past few months, they added.
Asked about the change in Jammu and Kashmir after its special status was abrogated and made into a Union Territory from a state in 2019, he said the change is visible as Prime Minister Modi has his focus on Jammu and Kashmir.
This video purportedly of an Indian army sepoy (soldier), stationed at Jammu and Kashmir has gone viral. The jawan is expressing his helplessness for being unable to help his parents in distress back home.
Terrorists barged inside the house of Ghulam Rasool Dar, who was also a sarpanch, and fired indiscriminately, critically injuring him and his wife. They were taken to a hospital where they were declared dead.
Security forces were tracking a group of militants in the forest belts of the district for the past one month through digital surveillance, he said.
With the prediction of more rains till July-end, authorities in Kishtwar have already asked people living along water bodies and slide-prone areas to remain vigilant.
The decision to dismiss the 11 employees was taken at two meetings of the designated committee in Jammu and Kashmir for scrutinising such cases.
All the three members of the commission including Justice (Retired) Ranjana Prakash Desai, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sushil Chandra Sharma and State Election Commissioner (SEC) K.K.Sharma, will reach Srinagar today.
In what is the first instance of Pakistan-based terrorists deploying drones to strike vital installations, two bombs were dropped at the IAF station in Jammu airport in the early hours of Sunday, causing minor injuries to two IAF personnel.
Alert Army troops fired at two drones found hovering over the Ratnuchak-Kaluchak military areas, a Defence spokesperson said on Monday, a day after two drones dropped bombs at an IAF station.
Militants shot dead a special police officer and his wife in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, while their daughter suffered injuries, officials said.
The prime minister, accompanied by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha, received the leaders from eight parties, including the National Conference, the PDP, the BJP and the Congress, at his residence.
Two terrorists with pistols shot dead a police inspector on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday evening, officials said.
The foundation laying ceremony was held in the presence of Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy, TTD Chairman Y.V. Subba Reddy and Executive Officer K.S. Jawahar Reddy and others.
Two civilians and two policemen were killed and 7 others were injured on Saturday in a militant attack on the security forces in J&K's Sopore town.
The incidents of terrorists killed so far this year compared to last year is due to the heightened security apparatus.
Amidst the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, Home Minister Amit Shah took major decisions vis-a-vis Jammu and Kashmir in 2020 to completely merge the newly carved out Union Territory with the Indian Union.
Two more terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter at Vailoo, Kokernag in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Tuesday, taking the toll of terrorists killed in the encounter to three, officials said.