Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari killed in Pulwama

Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari killed in Pulwama

Pulwama: District commander of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), Ayub Lelhari, was killed Wednesday evening in an ambush laid by government forces, here in Banderpora area of Pulwama district. A policeman of the special operations group (SOG) was also injured in gunfire and is being treated at the Air Force base in Koil. Director General of Police […]

US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as ‘foreign terrorist group’

US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as ‘foreign terrorist group’

Washington: The US on Wednesday designated Kashmiri militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a “foreign terrorist organisation”, nearly two months after declaring the group’s Pakistan-based chief Syed Salahuddin as a “global terrorist”. The designation, which slaps a series of US sanctions on the outfit, came against the backdrop of upsurge in the activities of the militant […]

Machhil fake encounter: Families aghast at convicts being let off

Machhil fake encounter: Families aghast at convicts being let off

Baramulla: A day after an army court in New Delhi suspended the life sentence given to five troopers of 4 Rajputana Rifles in the Machhil fake encounter case, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said that it has no information regarding the military court’s decision. Director General of Police SP Vaid told reporters at district police […]

UN is fourth party to Kashmir dispute, says Hurriyat

UN is fourth party to Kashmir dispute, says Hurriyat

SRINAGAR: Huriyat Conference on Sunday said if UN or other country will not mediate, there is every apprehension that situation in Kashmir may go from bad to worse and turns like that of Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Hurriyat’s statement came in backdrop of chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s remarks wherein she said there is no place […]

India using chemical weapons against innocent civilians: LeT

India using chemical weapons against innocent civilians: LeT

Srinagar: Miltiant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) on Wednesday said that India was using deadly chemical weapons against innocent civilians, and “brutally distorting” the bodies. In a statement emailed to news agency KNS, the outfit chief, Mahmood Shah said that war ethics demand not going beyond the limits of humanitarian ethics, but “Indian forces” were “constantly involved […]

US State Department adds Salahuddin to ‘terror list’

US State Department adds Salahuddin to ‘terror list’

Srinagar: The head of the largest Kashmir-based militant group-Hizbul Mujahideen- is the latest addition to the US State Department’s terror list. Mohammad Yusuf Shah, known as Syed Salahuddin, the head of Hizb was added to the U.S. ‘terror list’ on Monday. Under his command, the group has claimed credit for several attacks against government forces […]

Militants issue 7-day long calendar to mark Burhan’s first death anniversary

Militants issue 7-day long calendar to mark Burhan’s first death anniversary

Srinagar: The United Jehad Council (UJC), an amalgam of militant organisations in Kashmir Monday  called for a week-long agitation to mark the first death anniversary of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani. Wani’s death on July 8, 2016 triggered a powerful people’s uprising in Kashmir. At least 90 civilians were killed in force’s actions to break the […]

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