Armyman kidnapped in Shopian, manhunt launched

Armyman kidnapped in Shopian, manhunt launched

An army personnel who was reportedly posted as PSO of Major Shukla was kidnapped from a private passenger vehicle near Kalampora between Shadimarg and Shopian on Thursday afternoon, local reports said. A local report identified the abducted army personnel as Aurangzaib, a resident of Pir Panchal region. The report said that Aurangzaib had gone on […]

‘Army informer’s’ property damaged in Shopian village

‘Army informer’s’ property damaged in Shopian village

Unknown persons Tuesday set ablaze two shops and damaged the residential house of Kifayat Mir, in Shopian village whose “confessional video” of “informing army” about militants went viral in the month of April this year, local reports said. The incident took place at Molu Chitragam village of Shopian. Four militants and two civilians were killed in […]

Shopian: 12 civilians, 4 cops injured in grenade attack

Shopian: 12 civilians, 4 cops injured in grenade attack

Police on Monday said that 16 persons were injured when militants lobbed a grenade at Batapora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. A police spokesperson said the grenade exploded inflicting injuries to several civilians and few policemen. He said the grenade exploded along the roadside amid the civilian population. “Around 12 civilians are reportedly injured […]

Many injured in Shopian grenade attack

Many injured in Shopian grenade attack

Militants hurled a grenade on police party near Batpora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. Official sources said that militants lobbed the grenade on police officer’s vehicle near Batpora. In the blast some policemen are said to have received splinter injuries, they said Sources said policemen retaliated by firing some gunshots. Unconfirmed reports […]

Shopian shuts on 9th death anniversary of Asiya, Neelofar

Shopian shuts on 9th death anniversary of Asiya, Neelofar

Shopian observed a complete shutdown on Tuesday to mark the ninth death anniversary of Asiya and Neelofar who were allegedly raped and murdered by government forces on this day in 2009. Joint Resistance Leadership – an amalgam of separatist outfits – has called for shutdown in the district against the twin deaths. All shops and […]

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 […]

Petrol bomb hurled at MLA’s house in Shopian

Petrol bomb hurled at MLA’s house in Shopian

Srinagar: Unknown people hurled a petrol bomb at the residence of Mohammad Yousuf Bhat, Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Meemander area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. In the incident, one window of the house caught fire and is being doused off. A police officer while confirming the incident said they are verifying the details, reports […]

Stones thrown at school bus in Shopian, 2 students injured

Stones thrown at school bus in Shopian, 2 students injured

Two school students were injured after a school bus they were travelling in came under stone pelting at Zavoora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday. SSP Shopian Shalender Kumar Mishra said that the school bus of Rainbow International school was attacked by “miscreants” with stones near Zavoora village, reports said. In the incident, […]