Sopore shuts down to mourn TeM militant’s killing

Sopore: A Complete shutdown is being observed in this north Kashmir Township to mourn the death of a local militant in Sagipora shootout on Thursday night. All the shops and other business establishments are closed in the town, while thin movement of private transport is being witnessed on the roads in the town. Naseer Ahmed […]

Clashes break out during funeral of militant in north Kashmir’s Sopore

Sopore: Violent protests broke out Friday morning in this north Kashmir Township during the funeral of a Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen militant killed in an encounter by government forces on Thursday night. Government forces lobbed tear gas canisters and fired pellets after hundreds of people, mostly youth from Arampora and adjoining areas tried to take slain militant Naseer […]

North Kashmir: Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen militant killed in Handwara gunfight

North Kashmir: Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen militant killed in Handwara gunfight

Sopore: A Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen militant was killed in a brief shootout with government forces at a village in Handwara of the frontier Kupwara district. According to reports, the gunfight broke out Thursday night when government forces signaled a private vehicle to stop at a checkpoint erected at Pohrupath, near Sagipora late evening. The militants travelling in […]

North Kashmir: Newly elected councilors administered oath in Sopore

Srinagar: The newly elected Municipal Councilors of Municipal council Sopore on Tuesday took oath to the office at a swearing-in ceremony held at Dak banglow here. The oath was administered by Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC), Sopore, Ashiq Hussain Lilly to all the elected members including two women and a migrant Pandith. In Sopore town […]

Water scarcity triggers protest in north Kashmir’s Sopore

Sopore: Scores of people of Monday staged a protest here in this north Kashmir Township against the alleged failure of Public Health Engineering (PHE) department over the non-availability of clean drinking water. Raising slogans against the PHE department, scores of the residents including men and women gathered on Sopore-Baramulla bypass road at Green town this […]

CASO sets off violent protests in north Kashmir’s Sopore

Sopore: Violent protests broke out in Zaloora area of this north Kashmir Township after government forces launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) this morning. A joint team of army’s 22 RR, special operations group (SOG) of police and CRPF laid a cordon around Zaloora area here this morning and started a search operation amid […]

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