A group of militants today attacked a police post near the revered Chrar-e-Shareef shrine in central Kashmir's Budgam district killing a policeman, an official said.
The alarming revelation comes days after Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) attacked the Sunjuwan Army Camp in Jammu, where six security personnel and a civilian lost their lives.
The ceremony in Arrah saw crowds thronging as the trooper's mortal remains were brought to his hometown.
America's intelligence chief today warned that Pakistan-supported terrorist groups would continue to carry out attacks inside India, thus risking escalation of tension between the two neighbours.
Pakistan on Sunday “warned” India against cross-border strikes after terrorists attacked the Sunjwan Army camp in Jammu, in which five jawans and a civilian was killed.
The incident comes two days after Jaish-e-Mohammad militants attacked an Army camp in Sunjwan area of Jammu, killing six people including five soldiers.
Five Armymen, including two JCOs, and a father of another personnel died and 11 injured in a attack by JeM terrorists on the Army camp in Sunjwan in Jammu city.
The top police official said three more Army men and a civilian, who was the father of an Army personnel, were killed, taking the toll to six.
“The incident took place due to presence of Rohingyas in the area,” Kavinder Gupta said.