Killing of 6 cops by terrorists an act of 'cowardice': Jaitley

Killing of 6 cops by terrorists an act of 'cowardice': Jaitley

He said police and paramilitary personnel were also deployed in strength in other sensitive and vulnerable areas of the Valley to prevent people from taking to roads, staging protests and pelting stones on security personnel.

He was buried in Khudwani village, where hundreds of mourners offered the slain LeT commander's funeral prayers. Reports said their bodies had been disfigured by the militants.

Acting on a tip-off, security forces secured a perimeter around the house where the militants were hiding, in Arwani village's Malik Mohalla at 8 am Friday.

Arms and ammunition, including AK rifles, magazines and grenades, have been recovered from the site."Junaid, a notorious militant, was the district commander and was involved in a number of terror activities".

A sub-inspector, identified as Pulwama-resident Feroz, a driver and four other policemen, who were on a routine round, were killed in the ambush, said Director General of Police S P Vaid.

According to police, Nasir and Adil had joined militancy past year and were involved in militant activities in south Kashmir.

Sources in the security agencies term it a disturbing development, as in the early 1990s, suspicion of militants presence at funerals had led to security forces opening fire that resulted into many casualties.

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Castile is then heard saying, "Sir, I have to tell you, I do have a firearm on me". "Shots fired", Yanez told police dispatch. He also cited testimony from first responders of Castile's gun falling out of his pocket as he was loaded onto a backboard.

Others who have been killed in the attack include constables Sharik Ahmad and Tanveer Ahmad (Budgam district), Sheraz Ahmad (Achabal), Asif Ahmad and Sabzar Ahmed (Anantnag). On the occasion, the mourners chanted pro-Islam, pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.

In summer capital Srinagar, nearly all the shops, and commercial establishments and were closed in the Civil Lines areas of the City.

The forces also used IEDs to raze a building. Almost a dozen CRPF personnel were injured in these attacks.

The first engagement with terrorists took place at 10 AM after which additional forces were rushed to the spot.

An Indian paramilitary soldier uses a sling to shoot glass marbles at Kashmiri protesters in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, June 16, 2017.

Train services between Baramulla and Bannihal towns were suspended. A police spokesman said day passed off peacefully in Kashmir.

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