Five policemen and over a dozen civilians were injured in the violent incidents as panic gripped the Valley over the massive bloodletting. Indian Army has been moved out and was combing the area, officials said.
The terrorists, after the ambush was over, got into the police vehicle and sprayed bullets at the bodies from point blank range to disfigure them.
The security forces were complimenting each other on the death of the LeT commander, but within hours, a group of 10-15 heavily armed LeT militants ambushed a vehicle carrying six policemen, including station house officer (SHO) of Achabal police station in Anantnag district.
According to the health official, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on talking to media, 22-year-old Muhammad Ashraf was killed and six others sustained injuries as Indian troops opened fire on a pro-independence demonstration in south Kashmir.
After Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, a close associate of Burhan Wani, was killed in an encounter on May 27, Mattoo is the second big success for Indian security forces.
Kashmiri protesters clash with Indian policemen in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, June 16, 2017.
Some of the militants also fired from within the crowd indiscriminately on the security forces engaged in the encounter.
Reports said before the burial of the commander four funeral prayers were offered by mourners, who came to the village from all areas around the village and even from other parts of south Kashmir.
Matoo succeeded Majid Zargar after the later along with his associate was killed in an encounter in the same village (Arwani) in November a year ago.
Earlier during the day a gunfight was triggered in Aarwani village of the district. The injured civilians Muzaffar Jan and Farooq Haji were shifted to Srinagar for treatment. The three had taken refuge inside a house in Arwani village.
While trains running between Baramulla and Bannihal towns were halted, the Kashmir University postponed its examinations scheduled for Saturday.
ABC News reported that Mr Rosenstein has told colleagues privately that he may have to step aside from the investigation. Last month, Rosenstein wrote a memo to the president raising concerns over Comey's performance.
Having bundled out South Africa for 191, two-time champions India cruised home with 12 overs to spare at The Oval. I have not thought about what we are going to think about our next tournament. "Today was a team performance".
Still, Trump's allies are looking to sow doubt, pointing to donations some on Mueller's team have made to Democrats. Two called the friendship with Comey improper, but manageable; two called it serious; one called it a non-issue.
The FBI said that the shooter's weapons found at the scene - a 9mm handgun and 7.62mm caliber rifle - had been legally purchased. Scalise, 51, and four others were wounded when an IL man opened fire Wednesday morning on the team practice in Alexandria .
Doctors immediately performed surgery, but additional operations will be required, the hospital said in the late-night statement . The surgeon on Friday said he was "a lot more confident and optimistic" about Scalise's recovery than he was two days ago.
Along with Chile and Cameroon, Group B includes Germany and Australia that will play their match in Sochi on Monday. Alexis Sanchez has sprained his ankle in training and may miss Chile's Confederations Cup opener against Cameroon.
The Pentagon is set to announce it is sending another 4,000 United States troops to the country to counter the insurgents. According to the Taliban, this operation was carried out by an element infiltrated into the ranks of the Afghan forces.
Jobs, safe borders and fight against terrorism are the planks that got Trump the top job, and Cuba too wants that now. The Cuban government, which has made clear it will not be pressured into reforms, had no immediate comment.
Sava said he told Scalise's family that 'I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family'. The congressman underwent another surgery on Saturday, and the hospital said he was more responsive and speaking with family.
The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent wasn't getting the same scrutiny. Friday's tweet marked the first time Mr Trump has publicly acknowledged he is under investigation.
A tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico could help push even more moisture into Northeast Mississippi and West Alabama. Meanwhile . a couple of unseasonably strong tropical waves have emerged off the coast of Africa & are moving west.
The official said the President does believe he's under investigation for obstruction as he indicated himself on Twitter . If Rosenstein recuses himself, Brand, a Trump appointee, would become the top Justice official overseeing Mueller's work.
Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap
Raja Krishnamoorthi, who, introduced the revised version of the Perkins Act along with Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Companies can also set up non-registered apprenticeship programs, which many companies, such as Adobe, have done.
Iraqi forces launch attack on Mosul old city
However, this has been treated with scepticism given he has frequently been reported killed or wounded over the last three years. Iraq state TV aired live footage showing thick black smoke rising from the Old City, with the sound of gunfire rattling inside.
Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'
When the members of the Republican team were announced, mention of Scalise's name drew a standing ovation throughout the stadium. Griner remained in the hospital in good condition after sustaining a gunshot wound to the ankle, according to a Friday update.
Rory McIlroy hits back after 'bored' jibe
Fortunately for McIlroy, this tweet from Elkington contained a glaring grammatical error, leaving another opening for McIlroy. Rory McIlroy has hit back at criticism of his US Open performance after he was accused of being "bored" of playing golf.
Burling, Kiwis beat Oracle third time in America's Cup
The Kiwis' 50-foot catamaran rose onto its hydrofoils and sped off across the turquoise waters of the Great Sound . We tidied up a lot of those little errors we made yesterday around the course and I think that really showed.
GOP, Dem governors call for changes in House health bill
Collins has been a leading advocate for a deliberate health care reform process focused on giving more people access to care. The only things that can prevent the passage of Trumpcare are the votes of a handful of vulnerable Republican Senators.
Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open
He had missed a relatively-simple eagle putt at the par-four 15 today from just 2m after a spectacular 3-wood from the tee. Koepka is looking for his second win on tour, and first major, after the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open.
Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican , arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding, Sava said. He suffered massive blood loss and was at "imminent risk of death" upon arriving at the hospital Wednesday.