Pulwama shuts against Degree College incident

Pulwama shuts against Degree College incident

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in south Kashmir’s Pulwama town on Monday for the third consecutive day against force’s action on College students. More than 50 students were injured after clashes broke out between them and government forces on Saturday. The clashes had erupted after the students objected to a police naka near […]

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Shah’s house detention continues

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Shah’s house detention continues

Srinagar: Authorities have ended the house detention of many pro-freedom leaders however Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Shabir Ahmad Shah continue to remain under house arrest. Sources in the pro-freedom camp told Kashmir Reader that Hurriyat (G) spokesman Ayaz Akbar was released from a month long house detention two days back. They said […]

Five shops gutted in old town Sopore

Five shops gutted in old town Sopore

Sopore : At least three shops were completely gutted while two others damaged partially in a fire which broke out at Teliyan Mohalla Arampora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district at wee hours of Monday. According to the locals, the fire which broke out around 3: 30 am at Teliyan Mohallah Sopore resulted […]

Militants kill notorious Ikhwan commander Rashid Billa

Militants kill notorious Ikhwan commander Rashid Billa

Srinagar: Suspected militants shot and killed notorious pro-government gunman (Ikhwan) Commander, Rashid Billa at his ancestral town Hajin in Bandipora district, sources said. A police official while confirming the killing of Billa told Kashmir Reader that they were collecting details of the incidents. Another police source said that militants fired upon Billa indiscriminately and killed […]

Unidentified gunmen kill NC activist in Shopian

Unidentified gunmen kill NC activist in Shopian

Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen late Sunday evening killed a man in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, sources said. Unidentified gunmen barged into the residence of an ex-public prosecutor Advocate Imtyaz Ahmad Khan of Pinjoora village and shot him at a very close range, local sources said. They said Imtiyaz was shifted to Shopian hospital however he was […]

Taking advantage of the mob, militants escape in Shopian: Police

Taking advantage of the mob, militants escape in Shopian: Police

Srinagar: Acting on a specific information about presence of militants in village Heff of Shopian a cordon and search operation was launched, police said in a statement on Sunday. “While the cordon was being laid a mob of people assembled. The militants fired upon the security forces and taking advantage of the mob they managed […]

Petrol bomb hurled at CRPF party in Srinagar

Petrol bomb hurled at CRPF party in Srinagar

Srinagar: A petrol bomb was Sunday hurled at a CRPF party in Rainawari area at Srinagar but no one was hurt in the incident, police said. “Some miscreants threw a petrol bomb at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) party which exploded on the road side near one of their vehicles,” a police official said. […]

CM denounces civilian killings, asks forces to show restraint

CM denounces civilian killings, asks forces to show restraint

Srinagar: Asking the forces to exercise maximum “restraint” while operating in “provocative situations”, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Sunday expressed “deep anguish” over the “unfortunate death” of a youth at Batamaloo late last night. The Chief Minister, according to a statement directed the forces to “exercise maximum restraint while performing their duties in provocative situations and […]

Youth injured in south Kashmir during clashes with forces

Youth injured in south Kashmir during clashes with forces

Srinagar: Three youth sustained injuries, one of them critically on Sunday after government forces resorted to firing in a Shopian village during cordon and search operation. Sources said that army laid siege of Heff village in Shopian district after inputs about the presence of militants. Soon after the siege was laid, locals, mostly youth started […]

Local Jama’at leader arrested after PDP worker’s house ransacked in Kokernag

Local Jama’at leader arrested after PDP worker’s house ransacked in Kokernag

Srinagar: Police have arrested a local Jam’at-e-Islami leader in south Kashmir after a PDP worker’s residence was allegedly ransacked by unidentified gunmen. A PDP worker Mohammad Abdullah’s residence was ransacked by unidentified gunmen last evening at Soaf Shali village of Kokernag in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, local sources said. They said that Abdullah was also […]

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