A teacher was found dead with his throat slit in Wathoo village of district Shopian on Wednesday.
An official said that Aijaz Ahmad Lone, a teacher by profession, was found dead near Lar Maadan Stadium today morning. Lone, he said, was a resident of Gatipora village of the district.
He had left his house late in the night on Tuesday.
"He was an over-ground worker of militants and used to shelter the militants in his home. He has been killed by them following some issue," SSP Shopian A S Dinker said.
A special police officer (SPO) was killed by unknown gunmen in Gutroo area of Tral in Pulwama district Wednesday evening, police said.
The deceased was identified as Haleem Gojer (38) of Gutroo Naristan hamlet of Aripal tehsil. He was posted as SPO at police station Aripal in Tral sub-district.
A police official said Haleem was inside his house when gunmen, believed to be two, fired at him from point-blank range.