August 2006 News

Six Killed In Kashmir Violence

17 August 2006
The Times of India

Srinagar: At least six persons, including a police sub-inspector, were killed and five others injured in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said. Suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad militants shot dead SI Mohammad Jamal at Hazratbal chowk, near the famous shrine, here, a police spokesman said. In two other incidents, militants fired upon two CRPF personnel at busy Kokerbazar and a policeman at Shalikadal in the city within an hour. Head constable K N Mishra succumbed to his injuries, while two other constables Akelash Kumar and Fayaz Ahmad were critically injured, he said. Meanwhile, a Special Police Officer, Dian Chand, was killed when militants ambushed a police patrol at Sajjan village in Doda district on Thursday. Two unidentified militants were also killed and an army jawan injured in a gun battle during search operations at Dachin in Gool area of Doda district, the spokesman said. In another incident, militants abducted and later beheaded a youth identified as Riyaz Ahmad Mir in Tangmarg area of Baramulla district.


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