Militants attack BJP leader’s house in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Srinagar: Suspected militants on Sunday attacked the house of a Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. A group of three militants fired at the house of BJP leader Gulzar Ahmad Nengroo at Prichoo, Pulwama this evening, SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam Choudry told Kashmir Reader. The security guard of the BJP […]

Teenage brothers die of drowning in Harwan reservoir

Srinagar: In a tragic accident, two teenage brothers died of drowning in a water reservoir in Harwan picnic spot in this capital city, a police official told Kashmir Reader Sunday. 18-year-old Abrar Altaf and his younger brother Intikhab, 16, drowned at the water reservoir, adjacent to the Harwan garden this afternoon when both of them […]

Man injured after car plunges into Budgam gorge

Srinagar: A man was critically injured in a road accident in Khansahab area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, officials told Kashmir Reader Sunday. Omar Hajam, son of Abdul Aziz of Qazipora was injured when the Maruti car (JK04D-9293) he was travelling in, skidded off the road and fell into a gorge near Raiyar, Khansahab this […]

Body of minor boy fished out from river Jhelum in Sopore

Srinagar: Police on Sunday retrieved the body of a minor boy who drowned in river Jhelum in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. A joint team of police, army and locals fished out the body of Nazim Farooq, son of Farooq Ahmad Malik, who drowned in the river Jhelum on Saturday, official sources told […]

Militant’s brother held during CASO at Pampore

Srinagar: Police have arrested brother of an Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind militant from Pampore town of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Army’s 50 RR, Special Operations Group (SOG) of police during a cordon and search operation, recovered some explosive material from the house of Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind militant Shabir Ahmad Dar alias Shabir Mali in Samboora area of the saffron town, […]

Kulgam cop’s killers slain in encounter: Police

Srinagar, July 22: Police on Sunday claimed to have killed three militants responsible for the abduction and murder of a cop in south Kashmir’s Kuglam district on Saturday. “In a significant breakthrough, concerted efforts of the security forces resulted in the elimination of the prime accused involved in the yesterday’s abduction and killing of Constable […]

Militants attack army in north Kashmir’s Lolab, CASO launched

Srinagar: Army and Special Operations Group (SOG) of police on Sunday launched search operation in Lolab Valley of Kupwara district after militants attacked an army patrol this morning. Militants on Sunday morning opened fire upon a patrol of army’s 28 RR in Khumrial forest area of Lolab of the border district, a senior police official […]

Kulgam gunfight: Train service across south Kashmir suspended

Srinagar: Authorities on Sunday suspended train service between Srinagar and Banihal amid fears of protests against the killing of three militants in a gunfight in Kulgam district. No train will chug on Srinagar-Banihal line but trains will run on Srinagar-Budgam to Baramulla in north Kashmir as per schedule, official sources told Kashmir Reader. The decision, […]

3 militants killed in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Srinagar: Three militants on Sunday were killed by the government forces in a gun-battle in Khodweni area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Acting on a specific information, army, Special Operations Group (SOG) of police and CRPF laid a siege around Khodweni chowk in the wee hours Sunday, a senior police official told Kashmir Reader. When […]

One militant killed in Khodweni encounter

Srinagar: One unidentified militant on Sunday was killed by the government forces in a gun-battle in Khodweni area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. ‘One militant has been killed in the ongoing gunfight in Khodweni,” Srinagar based army spokesman Rajesh Kalia told Kashmir Reader.

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