The dead body of an Indian police official is found in a paddy field in Pampore, Jammu and Kashmir. Islamist militants are suspected to be responsible for the attack.
The Kashmir conflict is a territorial conflict over the Kashmir region, primarily between India and Pakistan, with China playing a third-party role. The conflict started after the partition of India in 1947 as both India and Pakistan claimed the entirety of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. The insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir is an ongoing separatist militant insurgency against the Indian administration in Jammu and Kashmir.
A senior police official’s dead body was found in paddy fields in Pampore town on 18th June,2022, Sunday. He was shot dead by militants while working in his paddy fields near his home in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. His name was Farooq Ahmad Mir, he was a resident of Samboora in Pampore area of the south Kashmir district. Primary investigation says that he left his home for work in the paddy fields yesterday in the evening, where he was shot dead by terrorists using a pistol on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.