A police personnel was killed in a grenade attack in the Qaimoh area in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on the night of 13 August, Kashmir Zone Police said in a statement.
The victim Tahir Khan, a resident of Poonch, succumbed to his injuries at the GMC Hospital in Anantnag after he was shifted there following the attack.
Earlier in the same week, four soldiers were killed in an attack on an army base near Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri, and a labourer from Bihar was shot dead at Soadnara Sumbal in Bandipora.
Other Attacks This Week
In the incident near Rajouri on 11 August, two militants killed four soldiers and injured one in an attack on an army base, 25 km off Rajouri. Both the militants were later gunned down.
The militants had attempted to enter an army camp in Rajouri with the suspected intention of carrying out a suicide attack, which led to a gunfight.
Subedar Rajendra Prasad, Rifleman Manoj Kumar, and Rifleman Lakshmanan D were killed in the fight against the two militants. Rifleman Nishant Malik from the White Knight Corps, who was injured during the attack, succumbed to injuries later during the day.
In the incident in Bandipora on 12 August, the victim was identified as Mohd Amrez, a labourer who had come from Bihar's Madhepura.