Nephew of Lakhvi killed in Bandipora: Police

Nephew of Lakhvi killed in Bandipora: Police

Srinagar: Divisional commander of LeT outfit was killed in an encounter with police and security forces in Bandipora, police said on Thursday. Acting on a specific information about the presence of militants in Para Mohallah, Hajin locality of Bandipora district, police along with 13-RR and 45 BN CRPF cordoned off area and launched the search […]

Three killed in landmine blast by naxals in Chhattisgarh

Three killed in landmine blast by naxals in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Two women and a minor girl were killed while four others injured when a pressure landmine, suspected to have been laid by Naxals, went off in a dense forest pocket of Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Narayanpur district, police said Thursday. “The incident took place last evening in the forests of Narayanpur police station limits,” Inspector General […]

10 children killed as bus overturns in UP

10 children killed as bus overturns in UP

Etah: At least 10 children were killed when their school bus collided with a lorry near Asadpur village of UP Thursday morning. The bus of J S Vidyaniketan was taking the students to school when it met with the accident, police said. The victims were in the age group of 10-15 years. Senior police officials […]

Bijbehara areas shut for fourth consecutive day

Bijbehara areas shut for fourth consecutive day

Anantnag: A complete shutdown is being observed in Bijbehara, Srigufwara, Kanelwon, Arwani and other areas of Dachnipora for the fourth running day Thursday over the killing of three local militants on Monday. All shops, business establishments and other offices are shut while as public transport is off the roads. On the chaharum (fourth day of […]

26 killed, 158 injured in Pak shelling during last 2 years: Govt

26 killed, 158 injured in Pak shelling during last 2 years: Govt

Jammu: As many as 26 people were killed and 158 injured in Pakistani shelling along Indo-Pak border in Jammu and Kashmir during past two years, the Assembly was told Monday. 216 structures were also damaged in the cross-border shelling during the period, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said in a written reply to a question of […]

26 killed in latest Brazil jail bloodbath

26 killed in latest Brazil jail bloodbath

Srinagar: The latest in a string of brutal prison massacres involving suspected gang members in Brazil has killed 26 inmates, most of whom were beheaded, reports said on Monday. As per reports, the incident happened on Saturday night. The bloodbath erupted in the overcrowded Alcacuz prison in the northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte. […]

5 UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

5 UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

Kandahar: Five UAE officials were among 56 people killed in a string of bombings across Afghan cities, authorities said Wednesday. The Emiratis were among 13 people killed when explosives hidden in a sofa detonated inside the governor’s compound in southern Kandahar yesterday, while the UAE’s ambassador to Afghanistan escaped the attack with injuries. Just hours […]

23 killed, 45 wounded in Kabul blasts

23 killed, 45 wounded in Kabul blasts

Srinagar: At least 23 people were reportedly killed and nearly 45 others wounded in twin explosions that rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday, reports quoting officials said, As per reports the target of the blasts was probably an area that includes government and lawmakers’ offices. The first explosion, which was carried out by […]

Militant killed during encounter in Bandipora

Militant killed during encounter in Bandipora

Srinagar: One militant was killed in a brief encounter between rebels and government forces in Bandipora district of north Kashmir on Tuesday, officials sources said. The gunfight broke out in Parray Mohalla Hajin of the district after forces cordoned off a particular area. Sources said that the operation is however, over now. One army soldier […]

43 killed in Syria car bombing

43 killed in Syria car bombing

Damascus: At least 43 people were killed and dozens injured on Saturday when a car bomb was detonated in Syria. As per reports the explosion occurred near the courthouse in the city of Azaz, located in north Aleppo province, just seven kilometres south of the Turkish border. At least six of the victims were soldiers, […]