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 […]

Shutdown across Valley against Anantnag killings

Shutdown across Valley against Anantnag killings

Srinagar: A complete shutdown was observed across Kashmir on Sunday in protestagainst the killing of two civilians and two militants by government forces at Dialgam village in Anantnag district. Authorities had imposed restrictions on assembly in areas under seven police stations in downtown Srinagar. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Farooq Ahmad Lone said that restrictions under CrPC […]