LeT commander killed in Hajin, locals offer funeral prayers

LeT commander killed in Hajin, locals offer funeral prayers

Bandipora: Police on Thursday claimed to have killed Abu Musaib, district commander of Lashkar-e-Toiba, in a gunfight in north Kashmir’s Hajin area of Bandipora district. A member of the police special operations group (SOG) was injured during the gunfight and a second trapped militant managed to escape, police said. Police said that acting on specific […]

Militant killed in Hajin gunfight

Militant killed in Hajin gunfight

Srinagar: A militant was killed in a gunfight with government forces on Tuesday morning in Hajin area of Bandipora district. A soldier sustained minor injuries in the encounter. Tens of soldiers, paramilitary forces and policemen laid siege around a house in Parray Mohalla. At around 6am, fire broke out in the house because, locals believe, […]

Devotees throng Dastageer sahib shrine on annual Urs

Devotees throng Dastageer sahib shrine on annual Urs

SRINAGAR: Special prayers were organised on the annual Urs of Gous-ul-Aazam commonly known as Dastageer Sahib (RA) at Srinagar’s Khanyar shrine. After eleven daylong prayers, scores of devotees participated in night prayers in the shrine to commemorate birth anniversary of the Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Gilani.  Relics of the saint were displayed on this special […]

Militants again give slip to troopers in Hajin area

Militants again give slip to troopers in Hajin area

Hajin: At least four militants succeeded in breaking the cordon at Hajin’s Prang area on Thursday morning after the government forces laid a siege to track them down. The militants have thrice fled away from the cordoned area during December last year. The army on Thursday morning fired some shots after cordoning the area anticipating […]

2 soldiers injured in Hajin gunfight, militants escape

2 soldiers injured in Hajin gunfight, militants escape

Hajin: Two soldiers were injured during a brief gunfight with militants in Bandipora district’s Hajin area on Thursday morning. Local residents said militants fired at the forces from a hideout that had been surrounded by police and army, in Shahgund village. The militants managed to escape. Hajin gunfights 2016 December 22: Local residents came out […]

Panic grips Gurez as residents fear war

Panic grips Gurez as residents fear war

Bandipora: Residents of the border area of Gurez in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district have witnessed extraordinary movement of the army, 80 kilometers from here. The movement, amid reports of the army’s surgical strike across the Line of Control (LoC), has gripped the area in panic with people fearing imminent artillery shelling. Talking to Kashmir Reader […]

Mustafa became the first martyr of Kashmir Uprising in his village

Mustafa became the first martyr of Kashmir Uprising in his village

Dachigam, Bandipora: The wails grow louder with every passing minute as the people from curfew-bound areas start to pour in, some in load carriers and others through rice fields in the small tent erected at the neighborhood of Mustafa. Inside the tent her mother is motionless with tears rolling down her eyes and the few […]

When sons couldn’t be with dying father

When sons couldn’t be with dying father

  Kruhama, Ganderbal: Fear of the army denied a dying man the presence of his sons by his side. When Altaf was breathing his last in the middle of the night, his two sons were not there to place on him a comforting h and and utter a prayer for his peace. His handicapped wife […]

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