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 […]

Youths detained ahead of Burhan anniv still in police custody

Youths detained ahead of Burhan anniv still in police custody

Srinagar: Before the first death anniversary of Burhan Wani on July 8, police raided several houses and detained about a dozen youth in villages of Sheeri area in Baramulla district, telling locals that the youths were being detained to prevent stone-pelting in the area. Locals said that ten youth were arrested in raids on their […]

Kashmir: 30 injured, 100 detained on Burhan anniversary

Kashmir: 30 injured, 100 detained on Burhan anniversary

Srinagar: At least 30 persons were injured and close to 100 youths detained during clashes in south Kashmir, amid an undeclared curfew and a complete shutdown on the first death anniversary of Burhan Wani on Saturday. Despite heavy deployment of army, police and paramilitary troops in Burhan’s hometown Tral, hundreds of youth reached the slain […]

Militants ambush army, captain among 3 injured

Militants ambush army, captain among 3 injured

Srinagar: Three army soldiers including an officer were injured when militants ambushed its patrol party in Hajin town of Bandipora district before dawn on Saturday. A senior police officer told Kashmir Reader that militants ambushed the patrol party of 30 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) near Public Health Centre Hajin at 3:15 AM. The official said militants […]

Tral cut-off; Internet suspended in Valley, Jamia Masjid locked

Tral cut-off; Internet suspended in Valley, Jamia Masjid locked

Srinagar: Internet services were suspended across Kashmir and curfew-like restrictions imposed on Friday in parts of Srinagar and Pulwama to prevent protests a day before the first death anniversary of Burhan Wani. Authorities also sealed all the routes leading to the Jamia mosque at Nowhatta and barred people from offering congregational prayers for the third […]