Srinagar: Militants shot dead a policeman on Wednesday night in Qazigund in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Officials said that the militants shot Abdul Rashid Dar at around 9.30 pm. He died on the way to the hospital.
Officials said that it was not yet clear why the terrorists targeted Dar. He told that Dar was associated with anti-terrorism campaign in the past.
Pakistan violates ceasefire
Meanwhile, Pakistan again violated the ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Defense Ministry spokesman Colonel Devendra Anand said, “At around 5.15 pm today, Pakistan opened fire and fired mortar along the Line of Control in the Kirni and town sectors of Poonch.”
He said, “The Indian Army is taking adequate retaliation”.
Pakistan violated the ceasefire on Tuesday in Sundarbani sector of Poonch district. Since the beginning of this year, Pakistan has violated the ceasefire 2,711 times. At least 21 civilians have been killed and 94 injured in Pakistan’s ceasefire violation along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir.