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Cop Shot Dead In Jammu Kashmir’s Pattan, 3rd Militant Attack In Past 3 Days

The increase in violence comes amid infiltration attempts by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir.

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A cop was killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday.

This is the third violent incident in the Union Territory in the past three days.

In today’s attack, Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Head Constable Ghulam Mohammad Dar was shot at by the terrorists outside his residence at Kralpora in Pattan area of the district in north Kashmir, PTI report quoting officials said.

They said Dar was rushed to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to injuries.

This is the third such militant attack in as many days in Kashmir. 

Earlier, on Sunday a police officer Masroor Ahmad Wani was critically injured after militants fired upon him while he was playing cricket at Eidgah ground in Srinagar’s Downtown area.

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On Monday, a non-local labourer from Uttar Pradesh was shot dead in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Following surge in militant attacks, security forces have intensified the checking of vehicles and pedestrians in UT. 

Mobile vehicle checkpoints have been established at all major intersections in Srinagar as well as at the city's exit points.

The increase in violence comes amid infiltration attempts by terrorists.

Last week, the Union Territory witnessed the biggest ceasefire violation along the international border after the ceasefire understanding between India and Pakistan in February 2021.

A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel was injured in unprovoked firing and mortar shelling in the Arnia sector along the border on Thursday. Dozens of villagers have fled their homes after mortar shells hit residential areas.

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