A police spokesman in a statement issued to KNS said that Civil and Police officers led by DGP J&K Police Dilbagh Singh-IPS, IGP Ops CRPF Zulfikar Hassan-IPS, Div Com Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, IGP Kashmir S.P. Pani, IG CRPF Ravideep Sahai, Range DIsG, DC Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Chowdhary laid floral wreaths on the mortal remains and paid rich tributes to the slain for his supreme sacrifice made in the line of duty.
A deputy superintendent of police, an Army jawan and three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were killed in an encounter in Kulgam district of South Kashmir on Sunday.
Two Pakistanis and a local man were among the three Jaish-e-Mohammed militants killed in a gun battle with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam on Sunday, police said on Monday.
"The two killed Pakistani terrorists, Waleed and Numan, as per police records were the top commanders of proscribed terror outfit JeM, who were active in Southern parts of Kashmir valley", the police statement said. One of them was Kamran, a key conspirator in the terror strike, sources said.
Malik also wished speedy recovery to the security personnel injured during the encounter, the spokesperson said. "People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosives materials if any", the statement added.
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DSP Aman Thakur belonged to Jammu's Doda district and is survived by a son and wife.
Three terrorists were also killed in the encounter, but their identity is yet to be ascertained. The officer succumbed to his injuries when he was being flown to the army hospital, the officials said. Four civilians have also died in various violent incidents since the beginning of 2019.
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"The evolving situation in the Indian Occupied Kashmir is equally a matter of grave concern", he further noted, adding that consequent to the tragic Pulwama attack, "there have been further heavy-handed steps including enhanced use of force, large-scale arrests, and incarceration of senior Kashmiri leaders".