A highly educated assistant professor on Sunday became the talking point of an encounter with security forces in Shopian area in which five terrorists were killed.
Padder and his aides were involved in a number of civilian killings and attacks on security forces besides instigating youth to join the terrorist network, police said. Earlier, Asif Ahmad of Rohmou village of Pulwama died in a Srinagar hospital due to injuries suffered in the clashes. The injured were shifted to 92 base military hospital in Badami Bagh Srinagar.
Also, five civilians were killed and over 80 injured in firing by security forces as protestors clashed with them near the encounter site. He had joined the terrorist ranks.
Mobile Internet services in south Kashmir and in Ganderbal district have been suspended to prevent the spread of rumours.
The slain also included Kashmir University's Assistant Professor Dr Mohammad Rafi, who had gone missing only a couple of days ago.
A police officer also confirmed the killings and said that it is being investigated under what circumstances they were killed.
A policeman and a soldier of 44 RR were injured in the initial exchange of fire with the militants, reports said.
After receiving an input about his presence, we even brought his family from Ganderbal to persuade him to surrender, Pani said. Announcements were made on loudspeakers, he said.
The biggest trade deficit condition reported by Canada
Growth in USA oil exports and a decline of oil imports since 2011 have masked the deterioration of the non-oil trade deficit. The Trump administration argues that the perennial trade deficit is holding back economic growth.
Siri spews curse word when asked to define 'mother — NSFW
However, the latest iPhone discovery revealed that the assistant gives a NSFW response when asked to define the word "mother". This is not the first time Siri has gotten itself in hot waters with one of its definitions.
Steven Gerrard In Advanced Talks To Become Rangers Manager
Today's Hoops rumour mill: Southampton linked with move for Australian star and ex-Celtic boss warns Steven Gerrard . He told BT Sport: "I have held initial talks and I have plans to pick them up in a couple of days" time.
Taking to micro-blogging site twitter Ms Mehbooba said, "The loss of 5 innocent civilians in Shopian serves as a grim reminder that violence is no solution to the issues that plague us".
The police identified the slain militants as Saddam Hussain Paddar of Heff, Shopian who was active since September 2014. The vice-chancellor had also urged the DGP to trace the missing teacher.
The holed up militants responded with a barrage of fire to Mishra's appeal for surrender.
Opposition leader Omar Abdullah tweeted, saying, "It's been a awful day in Kashmir & with the number of critically injured I fear will only get worse".
"Words fail to express the pain of the tragedy unfolding in Shopian as the count of the brutally killed by Indian forces keeps rising", said Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.
A police spokesman said that the holed up terrorists fired heavily upon the search team of the security forces.
It appealed to the global community to "come to the rescue of Kashmiris who are being massacred everyday only because they want the implementation of (United) Security Council Resolutions guaranteeing them the right of self-determination".