A sub-inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police was shot dead by terrorists in Pulwama district on Sunday, officials said.
Sub-inspector Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir, posted with the CID in Srinagar’s Sheergadi, was on his way to his home when he was targeted by terrorists.
His body was recovered from the Chewa Kalan area of the district, the officials said.
The police have registered a case and investigating has been taken up, the officials said.
This comes a day after a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officer was killed in a terrorist attack in Budgam district.
“In the intervening night, a standoff fire by terrorists took place at the grid Station Wagoora in Budgam district in which one ASI of CISF sustained serious bullet injuries,” a police spokesman had said.
He said the attack was, however, successfully repulsed by the alert sentry at the spot.
“The injured ASI Rajendra Prasad was evacuated to the hospital for medical attention but succumbed at the hospital,” the spokesman said, adding the area has been sanitized by the security forces.