Elderly Bijbehara man succumbs to bullet injury

Elderly Bijbehara man succumbs to bullet injury

Srinagar: The 60-year-old meat vendor who was hit by a bullet when army soldiers fired at a crowd in Bijbehara town on Monday afternoon, succumbed to his injury at SKIMS hospital in Srinagar on Tuesday. Mohammad Abdullah Ganai of Hussainpora village in Arwini area of Bijbehara was injured after army soldiers opened fire at a […]

Geelani completes 7 years ‘illegal’ house detention

Geelani completes 7 years ‘illegal’ house detention

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani has completed seven years of house detention on Friday, Hurriyat spokesperson told Kashmir Reader. The amalgam’s spokesperson Ayaz Akbar said that Geelani has been deprived of religious, political and social rights by ‘jailing’ him at his home. “During these seven years of unofficial and illegal detention, he was […]

Police make contradictory claims on slain Hizb militant Sajad Gilkar

Police make contradictory claims on slain Hizb militant Sajad Gilkar

Srinagar: Was slain Srinagar militant Sajad Gilkar involved in militant activities before becoming a militant? That is what police apparently claimed. In a statement issued after his killing along with two other militants in Redbug Budgam, police said that Sajad Gilkar “played key role in the murder of Dy SP Mohammad Ayoub Pandith of security […]

No need for additional forces: Special DG CRPF

No need for additional forces: Special DG CRPF

Srinagar: Various security arrangements, including deployment of road opening parties (ROPs) till late hours and regulation of unregistered yatri buses, are likely to be put in place for improved security of Amaranth pilgrims in Kashmir. The government’s security forces held various high-level meetings on Tuesday to ensure no militant attack takes place on yatris. Official […]

3 militants killed along LoC: army

3 militants killed along LoC: army

Srinagar: Army claimed to have foiled a major infiltration bid by killing three militants along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowgam village of Kupwara district on Monday. Brigadier Neeraj Kumar Sonie of army’s 17-brigade in Nowgam told reporters that it took army 18 hours to conduct the operation. He said three militants were killed […]

Police arrest ‘hardcore LeT militant’: a Hindu from UP

Police arrest ‘hardcore LeT militant’: a Hindu from UP

Srinagar: Police on Monday claimed to have busted a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) module in Anantnag district with the arrest of two individuals, Sandeep Kumar Sharma alias Adil, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, and Muneeb Shah, a resident of Kulgam. Addressing a press conference here, IG Kashmir Muneer Khan said the duo was involved in number of […]

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