Preventing reconstruction of houses destroyed in gunfights deplorable: DeM

Preventing reconstruction of houses destroyed in gunfights deplorable: DeM

Srinagar: Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) on Wednesday said that government forces were not allowing people to reconstruct their houses destroyed by forces during gunfights. In a statement, the secretary general of DeM, Nahida Nasreen expressed concern over the issue. “This is highly deplorable and a cause of serious concern,” she said. She said that the government forces […]

AHGAM GUN-BATTLE: Scene of conflict’s deadliest encounter devastated Ahgam village still waits for aid

AHGAM GUN-BATTLE: Scene of conflict’s deadliest encounter devastated Ahgam village still waits for aid

Ahgam(shopian): Nearly 20 years after the fateful day of April 14, 1998, Ahgam village of district Shopian still bears the pain of the bloody gun-battle government forces waged here that took the lives of at least seven militants and several troopers, including three commanders, and destroy ed almost everything the village possessed, including 52 cattle […]

Two militants killed in Machil: Army

Two militants killed in Machil: Army

Srinagar: The arrmy on Saturday claimed to have killed two militants in Machil village in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district along the Line of Control. An army statement said the militants were killed in an infiltration bid and two weapons were recovered from them. As Machil village lies along the border, nothing could be ascertained independently. […]

Prayers disallowed at Jamia Masjid, restrictions clamped in downtown

Prayers disallowed at Jamia Masjid, restrictions clamped in downtown

Srinagar: Following the killing of two top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants in Srinagar on Thursday, the government on Friday sealed and imposed strict restrictions in parts of Srinagar. Prayers at the Jamia Masjid were also barred, for the second consecutive Friday. LeT commander Abu Ismail and his associate Abu Qasim were killed in a brief encounter […]

Soldiers seen desecrating militants’ bodies in video

Soldiers seen desecrating militants’ bodies in video

Srinagar: A video went viral on social media that shows army soldiers standing with their feet upon the bodies of Lashkar militants Abu Ismail and Abu Qasim after the duo was killed in Nowgam area of Srinagar on Thursday. The video, which appeared on social media on Thursday evening, shows the army soldiers posing for […]

Abu Ismail, Qasim buried silently

Abu Ismail, Qasim buried silently

Baramulla: Two non-Kashmiri Lashkar militants, Abu Ismail and Abu Qasim, killed on Thursday afternoon in Nowgam area in the outskirts of Srinagar, were buried in martyrs’ graveyard in Gantmulla area along the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road. Villagers said that bodies of the two militants were shifted to police lines Baramulla where from they were shifted to police […]

Funeral prayers in absentia

Funeral prayers in absentia

Pampore: Namaz-e-Jinaza in absentia for two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants – Abu Ismail and his aide Abu Qasim – was offered in saffron town Pampore after Friday prayers. Witnesses told Kashmir Reader that hundreds of persons in Pampore town offered funeral prayers in absentia at Khanqah-e-Muola Namblabal Pampore soon after the Friday prayers. They also raised pro-freedom […]

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