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Guerrillas kill retired police officer in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Separatist guerrillas shot dead a senior retired police officer in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Wednesday. top_jem_militant_commander_killed_1

“Motorcycle borne militants fired several shots at Bashir Ahmad Dar, retired deputy superintendent of police,” a police officer told IANS.

At the time of the incident late Tuesday, Dar was exiting from a mosque where he had gone to offer ‘Taravi’ (late night Ramadan prayers) in Ashmujee village of Kulgam district.

He was shifted to a Srinagar hospital where he died.

Searches were mounted in the village after the attack, but nobody has been arrested or identified so far as the assailants reportedly fled from the place

(IANS)

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Pakistan Rejects Any Link to Kashmir Terror Attack

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the attack was a matter of "grave concern".

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the attack was a matter of "grave concern" and it had been condemning "heightened acts of violence in the (Kashmir) Valley". Pixabay

Pakistan has denied any involvement in the suicide attack that claimed the lives of 45 CRPF troopers in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the attack was a matter of “grave concern” and it had been condemning “heightened acts of violence in the (Kashmir) Valley”.

“We strongly reject any insinuation by elements in the Indian government and media circles that seek to link the attack to the State of Pakistan without investigations,” said the statement.

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The Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), a Pakistan-based outfit, claimed responsibility for the attack in Pulwama district. Wikimedia

The Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM), a Pakistan-based outfit, claimed responsibility for the attack in Pulwama district. It was the worst ever attack on security forces on any single day since a separatist campaign broke out in Jammu and Kashmir in 1989.

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India said the JeM was led by “international terrorist” Masood Azhar, who had been given full freedom by Islamabad to operate and expand his terror infrastructure in territories under the control of Pakistan and to carry out attacks in India and elsewhere with impunity. (IANS)

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