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5 Lashkar militants killed in Shopian gunfight

5 Lashkar militants killed in Shopian gunfight

At least five militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter between government forces and militants, which started on Friday night in Killora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. The militants are learnt to be from the Lashkar-e-Taiba, reports said.  The government forces had cordoned off the area last night following specific intelligence inputs about […]

South #Kashmir: Policeman kidnapped, killed by militants in Shopian

South #Kashmir: Policeman kidnapped, killed by militants in Shopian

A police constable who was kidnapped by militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday has been found dead. His bullet-ridden body was found this morning in Dangam in Shopian, reports said. Militants barged into the house of constable Javed Ahmed Dar kidnapped him. He was kidnapped from Kachdoora, the village where security forces had killed […]

#Kashmir: 2 army men injured in Shopian

#Kashmir: 2 army men injured in Shopian

Two troopers suffered splinter injuries on Friday after suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards an army patrolling party near Ahagam area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. SSP Shopian, Shailendra Mishra told a local news agency that militants attacked army party with a grenade followed by firing at Ahagam resulting in injuries to two army men. […]

South #Kashmir: Missing policeman joins Hizb, claims outfit’s spokesman

South #Kashmir: Missing policeman joins Hizb, claims outfit’s spokesman

Hizb-ul-Mujahideen on Wednesday claimed that the policeman in south Kashmir’s Pulwama who was missing with his service rifle since Tuesday evening has joined their militant outfit. In a statement issued to local news agency KNS, the Hizb spokesperson Burhan-u-Din said, “SPO Irfan Ahmad Dar, a resident of Nehama Kakapora of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district who […]

South #Kashmir: Policeman goes missing with service rifle

South #Kashmir: Policeman goes missing with service rifle

A policeman has gone missing along with a service rifle from police Station Pampore area of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday evening. The SPO (Special Police Officer) has been identified as Irfan Ahmad Dar of Nihama, Kakpora, Pulwama, was escorting the concerned SHO. “He is believed to have fled away with an […]

‘Mend Your Ways’: BJP MLA Lal Singh Warns Kashmiri Journalists

‘Mend Your Ways’: BJP MLA Lal Singh Warns Kashmiri Journalists

In an apparent reference to the murder of ‘Rising Kashmir’ editor Shujaat Bukhari, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Chaudhary Lal Singh on Friday, 22 June, asked the journalists in Kashmir to draw the line and mend their ways. Addressing a press conference in Jammu on Friday, he said Kashmir media has created “a wrong narrative regarding […]

Delhi urged to make rule against handing militants’ bodies to kin

Delhi urged to make rule against handing militants’ bodies to kin

Government forces have urged the Delhi government to frame a policy against handing over bodies of militants killed in encounters in Jammu and Kashmir to their families in an effort to prevent people from attending their funerals, which often motivates many local youths in joining militancy, the Indian Express reported. Jammu and Kashmir Police are […]

South #Kashmir: 4 killed in ongoing Anantnag gunfight

South #Kashmir: 4 killed in ongoing Anantnag gunfight

Two militants, a civilian and a policeman were killed and dozens others injured in the ongoing gunfight between militants and the government forces in Srigufwara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday. Director General of Police SP Vaid confirmed that two militants were killed in the ongoing gunfight. Reports said that the owner of the […]