Locals help militants escape cordon

Locals help militants escape cordon

Hajin: People on Wednesday helped trapped Lashkar-e-Toiba militants escape by disrupting cordon-and-search operations in North Kashmir’s Hajin town. Around 11:30 am, government forces cordoned off Hajam Mohalla after receiving information about the presence of militants in the neighbourhood. As soon as the forces laid the cordon, men, women and youth came out of their homes […]

Militants ‘escape’ cordon-and-search in Srinagar

Militants ‘escape’ cordon-and-search in Srinagar

Srinagar: Government forces on Wednesday afternoon launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Batamaloo area of Srinagar after receiving information about presence of militants there. Large contingents of special operations group (SOG) of JK Police and paramilitary CRPF cordoned off Kashi Mohalla area at 2:30pm and conducted door-to-door searches. A senior CRPF official told […]

Engaged in bringing about India-Pak dialogue: UN chief

Engaged in bringing about India-Pak dialogue: UN chief

United Nations: UN chief Antonio Guterres has said he is engaged in bringing about a dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir issue through his meetings with the prime ministers of the two countries. “Why do you think I met three times the Prime Minister of Pakistan and two times the Prime Minister […]

Malik warns of protests if assault on people not stopped

Malik warns of protests if assault on people not stopped

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik, on Sunday said the “brutal” assault during night on the people in Turkwangam village of Shopian district has “again exposed the ugly face of Indian terrorism and aggression” in Kashmir. In a statement, Malik said the “criminal silence of (the) so-called rulers” over these attacks […]

‘We have two options: Surrender or live like bravehearts’

‘We have two options: Surrender or live like bravehearts’

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership has called for complete shutdown today against civilian killings, ransacking of properties and forces’ “arrogance”. In a statement, the leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Muhammad Yasin Malik termed the forces’ action as “state-sponsored terrorism”. “Forces have virtually declared war on civilians and feel free to kill […]

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