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 […]

UJC, Dukhtaran pay tribute to slain Lashkar militants

UJC, Dukhtaran pay tribute to slain Lashkar militants

SRINAGAR: The United Jihad Council (UJC), a conglomerate of various local militant outfits, and Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM) on Friday paid rich tribute to Abu Ismayil and Abu Qasim who were killed in a brief encounter in the outskirts of Srinagar on Thursday. A local news agency CNS quoted UJC chief Syed Salahuddin as saying that “the […]

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