The facts of terrorism


CID Inspector shot dead in Nowgam

Srinagar: Suspected militants on Tuesday shot dead a police officer in Nowgam area of this capital city, barely five days after a cop was killed in a similar attack by militants in Eidgah area of the Old City here.

Pervaiz Ahmad Dar, an inspector of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police was fired upon by militants in Kanipora locality of Nowgam in the city outskirts on Tuesday evening, a police official told Kashmir Observer.

Soon after the shootout, a posse of police and CRPF personnel reached the area and launched a search operation to nab the attackers. The search operation continued for several hours however no arrests were made.

Dar’s killing comes five days after militants shot dead a policeman Javaid Ahmad Tambi outside his house in Saidpora locality of Eidgah on Thursday evening.