2 militants killed in Kupwara gunfight: Army

Two militants were killed in a gunfight between militants and the government forces in Qaziabad forest area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday, Army said. An official said that the militants fired at a patrol party of 32 Rashtriya Rifles late last night in the forest area. Army, he said, retaliated to […]

Pulwama: Civilian injured during shootout succumbs

Pulwama: Civilian injured during shootout succumbs

A civilian who according to police was injured critically amid militants and government forces exchange brief gunfire at Kakapora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, succumbed to injuries on late Sunday night. Reports said that the suspected militants opened fire upon army’s 50 RR camp at Kakapora. While confirming the incident, SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam Choudary told […]

Shopian: 2 sisters hit with bullets after locals refuse Army’s Iftar party

Shopian: 2 sisters hit with bullets after locals refuse Army’s Iftar party

Four girls, including two sisters, were wounded after army opened fire on protesters in Dreed Kalipora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday evening. GNS news agency, quoting sources, said the clashes erupted after locals angered by recent civilian killings objected to army hosting an Iftar party in the village. “The army had approached […]

Crafting a response to Kashmir’s cul-de-sac

Crafting a response to Kashmir’s cul-de-sac

The highest and most deadly price for the hit-and-run tactics adopted by armed rebels was paid by scores of ordinary Kashmiri civilians who lost lives, homes, honour, livelihoods, property, granaries, mosques, shops, businesses, schools, entire markets, shrines, historical architecture and priceless works of Kashmiri art and culture in the inevitable horrific retaliatory, revengeful and retributive […]

Army Captain injured in accidental fire at Kupwara

Army Captain injured in accidental fire at Kupwara

An army officer on Monday injured critically after his service rifle went off accidentally in Kandi forest area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, reports said. The officer Captain VK Sahu of 47 RR, posted at Keegam, received bullet injury in the incident while he was performing his duty at Kandi, an official said. The seriously injured trooper was […]