Special police officer
A former special police officer and two militants are killed during a gun battle with Indian troops in the region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Islamist insurgents kill at least two police officers and injured another in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The attack comes days after the first anniversary of the revocation of Kashmir’s constitutional autonomy.
Local Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sheikh Wazeem Bari and two members of his family are shot dead in Bandipore district, Jammu and Kashmir. Senior Ministry of Home Affairs official K. Vijay Kumar blames the Islamic terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed.
An exchange of artillery fire between India and Pakistan across the Line of Control (LoC), kills three civilians, including a child, in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, according to Kashmir Police Chief K. Vijay Kumar. Pakistan Army general Babar Iftikhar says two Pakistani civilians are injured.
India and Pakistan have engaged in a military confrontation across the "de facto" border in Kashmir; Indian and Pakistani forces exchanged fire near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district, Jammu and Kashmir. One Pakistani soldier died in the exchange of fire.