Electrician injured after shell lying in EDI Pampore since 2016 explodes

Electrician injured after shell lying in EDI Pampore since 2016 explodes

PAMPORE: A young electrician was injured on Sunday from the blast of an unexploded shell that was lying in the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) building, since October 2016 when two foreign militants were killed in a 3-day-long gunfight. A police officer told Kashmir Reader that electrician John Mohammad Dar, son of Bashir Ahmad, resident of […]

Five policemen injured in road mishap

Five policemen injured in road mishap

PAMPORE: Five policemen were injured in a road mishap on the Srinagar-Jammu highway at Chandhara crossing near 50 Rastiya Rifles Camp area of Pampore in Pulwama district. According to sources, the policemen were going to look after the security of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti who was scheduled to visit Kulgam district on Wednesday morning. The […]

Leopard injures teacher in Pulwama village

Leopard injures teacher in Pulwama village

PULWAMA: A school teacher was seriously injured in a leopard attack in an orchard in Rahmoo village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday morning. Mohammad Yousuf Mir son of Mohammad Ahsan, from Rohmoo village posted at Government High School Tujan Pulwama, was attacked while he was passing through an orchard on way to the […]

7 residential houses gutted in Pulwama fire

7 residential houses gutted in Pulwama fire

PULWAMA: At least seven houses were damaged in a massive fire in south Kashmir’s Pulwama town on Tuesday. Officials told Kashmir Reader that seven residential houses were damaged in a massive blaze that engulfed in Dalipora area of Pulwama town. Seven residential houses were damaged while some shops were partially damaged in the incident, officials […]

Funeral prayers at IUST for student-turned-militant

Funeral prayers at IUST for student-turned-militant

Srinagar: A funeral prayer in absentia was held on Thursday at the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) in Awantipora, for former engineering student turned militant, Irfan Sheikh. Sources in the university told Kashmir Reader that hundreds of students attended the funeral prayers, following which they held protests within the university campus. “The students […]

Police to auction belongings of fraud company in Pampore

Pampore: On the directions of the court, police are going to auction confiscated belongings of M/S Satlus Traders which had allegedly duped people on the pretext of providing large number of goods, especially, furniture, electronic, kitchenware on cheap rates. The auction would be held on August 19 at Joinery Mill Pampore in Pulwama district. Police […]

Youth hit by pellets in Kakapora succumbs at SMHS

Youth hit by pellets in Kakapora succumbs at SMHS

PULWAMA: A youth was killed late Sunday evening after hit by pellets by government forces during clashes at Kakapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. 24-year-old Owais Ahmad Dar, son of Mohammad Shafi, resident of Kakapora sustained pellet injuries in his chest. As per reports, youth attacked CRPF vehicles passing by the area and in […]

Tral shuts for 2nd consecutive day, life returns to normal in Pulwama

Tral shuts for 2nd consecutive day, life returns to normal in Pulwama

TRAL: A complete shutdown was observed on second consecutive day on Friday in Tral areas in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district to mourn the killing of three local militants and a civilian on August 9 at Gulab Bagh village of Tral. Three militants Zahid Ahmad Bhat, resident of Nowdal, Ishaq Ahmad Bhat, resident of Batagund Tral, […]

Police books fraudster in Tral

Police books fraudster in Tral

TRAl: Police on Tuesday arrested an employee of Health department in a case of fraud for allegedly befooling people by promising jobs in lieu of money. Ali Mohammad Sheikh, son of Ghulam Rasool Sheikh, of Puchul Pulwama was arrested in Karmulla Village of Tral. Station House Officer Tral told Kashmir Reader that the accused has […]