Two Hizb militants killed in Shopian gunfight

Two Hizb militants killed in Shopian gunfight

Shopian: Two militants affiliated with Hizbul Mujahideen were killed by government forces in an encounter in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. The firefight which broke out in Zirpora village, some 12 kilometers away from the district headquarters of Shopian is the first in Ramadan in the Valley. According to a police official, two militants […]

Grim omen for apple growers as scab noticed on trees after plenty of rain

Grim omen for apple growers as scab noticed on trees after plenty of rain

Shopian: The incessant rains this year have made fruit growers apprehensive of another gloomy year of production, the threat being the outbreak of a major scab infection like in last year. Kashmir last year witnessed a huge decline in fruit production, particularly apple, of which more than 30 percent crop was affected by diseases. This […]

Shopian consumers say erratic power a new routine at Sehri, Iftar

Shopian consumers say erratic power a new routine at Sehri, Iftar

SHOPIAN: After promising more electric supplies during the Holy month of Ramadan, consumers here in south Kashmir’s district Shopian are facing more power curtailment than winter months with electricity mostly missing at Sheri and Iftar times. Consumers from different areas of district informed Kashmir Reader that they face more power cuts at the time of […]

Forces conduct searches in Shopian village, nothing found

Forces conduct searches in Shopian village, nothing found

Shopian: Government forces on Wednesday carried out a cordon and search operation (CASO) at Alyalpora locality of Shopian town. Locals told Kashmir Reader that around a dozen houses were searched by the joint team of government forces. A police source said that the operation was launched by a joint team of government forces including 44 […]

Shopian’s lone girls’ higher secondary school doesn’t teach subjects the students want to study?

Shopian’s lone girls’ higher secondary school doesn’t teach subjects the students want to study?

Shopian: Though a lot of things are being touted by the government in the name of empowerment and education of girls, the government girls’ higher secondary school in Shopian is a study in contrast. Despite being the lone girls’ higher secondary school in the entire district, it has never received the attention of higher authorities […]

Shock, grief in south Kashmir as two teenagers among 5 militants killed

Shock, grief in south Kashmir as two teenagers among 5 militants killed

Tried every way possible to make them surrender, says police officer in Shopian; in Bijbehara, Lashkar militants slain after blowing up residential house Shopian/ Anantnag: Three militants, two of them teenagers, were killed in Shopian’s Chitragam Kalan village in a military operation that began Saturday afternoon, while two militants, who police said were involved in […]

Two gunfights underway in south Kashmir, 1 militant killed

Two gunfights underway in south Kashmir, 1 militant killed

Family of 14-yr-old who joined militant ranks 70 hours ago brought to the site Shopian: A day after seven militants were killed in south Kashmir, two more encounters were underway in two separate villages in the region on Saturday. Police said that an unidentified militant had been killed while two others were still trapped in […]

Ansar chief among 7 militants killed in twin gunfights in south Kashmir

Ansar chief among 7 militants killed in twin gunfights in south Kashmir

10 civilians hit by pellets, 4 troopers injured in Shopian encounter Shopian: Seven militants including chief of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind (AGH) were killed in twin gunfights in south Kashmir on Friday while 10 civilians and four troopers were injured. A mosque in which militants were holed up in Shopian town also sustained partial damages. The […]

3 militants killed in gunfight in Shopian

3 militants killed in gunfight in Shopian

Shopian: Three unidentified militants have been killed in an encounter which broke out between militants and government forces at Jan-Mohala locality of Shopian town, while an army trooper was injured during the firefight, on Thursday. According to police sources, a cordon and search operation was launched by a joint team of government forces including 44 […]

Militants attack forces’ post in Shopian

Militants attack forces’ post in Shopian

Shopian: A check post of government forces on Wednesday afternoon came under militant attack at Imamsahib in south Kashmir’s district Shopian. Police sources said that a joint party of CRPF and police was attacked by unidentified militants. However, there was no loss of life or damage to property. They said that militants fired several shots […]

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