In Pictures: Injured civilians at SMHS hospital

In Pictures: Injured civilians at SMHS hospital

Pics by Sanna Irshad Mattoo An unprecedented rush was witnessed at SMHS hospital in Srinagar today as one injured after another from south Kashmir’s Shopian and Kulgam districts were admitted here. Thirteen militants and four civilians were killed in three separate encounters in south Kashmir.  Three army personnel were also killed in a gunfight. Around 34 […]

Bloody Sunday: 13 militants, 4 civilians, 3 soldiers killed in south Kashmir gunfights

Bloody Sunday: 13 militants, 4 civilians, 3 soldiers killed in south Kashmir gunfights

Srinagar: Kashmir witnessed an unprecedented death toll in recent years of strife today as thirteen militants and four civilians were killed by government forces in three separate gunfights in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Anantnag districts.  Four civilians, who were killed by government forces around encounter sites, were identified as Zubair Ahmad Bhat of Gopalpora, Kulgam, Mushtaq Ahmad Thokar, […]

Shopian Bloodbath: Forces kill 2 more civilians in Kachdoora, toll 4

Shopian Bloodbath: Forces kill 2 more civilians in Kachdoora, toll 4

Srinagar: Two more civilians were killed by government forces in Kachdoora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district today taking the toll of civilian casualties to four.  The civilians were identified as Iqbal Bhat, son of Manzoor Ahmad of Khasipora, Shopian who succumbed to his injuries in SKIMS hospital in Soura. He was hit by a bullet in […]

In Pictures: Slain militants of Draggad gunfight

In Pictures: Slain militants of Draggad gunfight

Seven militants who were killed in a gunfight in Draggad village of south Kashmir’s Shopian today morning have been identified as Zubair Ahmad Turray, Ishfaq Ahmad Malik, Yawar Itoo, Nazim Ahmad Dar, Adil Ahmad Thoker, Ubaid Ahmad Malla and Riyaz Ahmad Thokar. All slain militants are residents of Shopian district.    

Top Reach officials in Valley to take stock of Jehlum dredging

Top Reach officials in Valley to take stock of Jehlum dredging

Srinagar: Top officials of Kolkata-based Reach Dredging Limited, the company commissioned to do dredging of Jehlum, are in the Valley to take stock of ongoing dredging of the river.  Reach Dredging limited is a subsidiary company of Rashmi Group. “Sajjan Kumar Patwari, the founder and patron of Rashmi Group, along with its CEO, Sunil Patwari […]

8 militants, 2 civilians as many soldiers killed in south Kashmir gunfights: Police

8 militants, 2 civilians as many soldiers killed in south Kashmir gunfights: Police

Srinagar: Eight militants, two civilians, and two army personnel were killed in three separate gunfights in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Anantnag district today, DGP SP Vaid said while addressing a press conference. While the gunfights at Anantnag’s Dialgam and Shopian’s Draggad have ended, another gunfight at Kachdoora village of Shopian is going on, Vaid said. In Draggad gunfight, seven militants […]

Forces shoot dead civilian in Shopian after militant killings

Forces shoot dead civilian in Shopian after militant killings

Srinagar: Government forces shot dead a civilian today during clashes that erupted at a gunfight site in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.  The civilian was identified as Zubair Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Ahad Bhat, a resident of Gopalpora, Kulgam. An eyewitness said that Zubair was hit with a bullet in his abdomen as youth stormed the encounter […]

Forces stop ambulance en route from Shopian to Srinagar carrying pellet-hit injured

Forces stop ambulance en route from Shopian to Srinagar carrying pellet-hit injured

Srinagar: Government forces stopped an ambulance in Pulwama bearing number JK 22A 1092 which was ferrying pellet-hit injured youth from Shopian to Srinagar, delaying reaching to the hospital by one-and-half hour.  Bashir Ahmad, the driver of the said ambulance, told Kashmir Narrator that his ambulance was stopped at Bandzu bridge in Pulwama by the Army and SOG of […]

Dozen militants killed in 3 separate gunfights in south Kashmir

Dozen militants killed in 3 separate gunfights in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Twelve militants were killed in three separate gunfights in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Anantnag district on Sunday morning while as four army men sustained injuries during the operations, official sources told a local news agency. In Shopian’s Dragad village, seven militants were killed in a gunfight early morning today, while as four militants were killed […]

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