Militants killed in Rafiabad foreign nationals: Army

Militants killed in Rafiabad foreign nationals: Army

Baramulla: Army on Friday said that all the five militants killed in Vigi Top Rafiabad in a two-day long gunfight were foreign nationals affiliated to militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba. Addressing a press conference at 7 Sector Headquarter at Pohrupet Rafiabad, brigade commander, Brigadier Dharam Raj Roy said that on 5th August forces received information about a […]

Irrigation dept officials suspended for ‘allowing’ encroachment in Sopore

Sopore: Two senior officials of Irrigation and Flood Control Department were suspended on Wednesday for allowing encroachment in the Sopore town. Commissioner Secretary PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Farooq Ahmad Shah suspended two AEE Division Sopore Din Mohammad and JEE Mohammud Yasin for allowing the encroachment in the area. Shah confirmed to Kashmir Reader that […]

Non-local juvenile sodomised in Sopore

Sopore: Police in Sopore has arrested a juvenile who is accused of sodomising another juvenile. The father of the victim had noticed the injury to his son and had reported matter to the police. The cops swung into action and arrested the accused. The accused arrested by police is a resident of Seer Bypass of […]

Thousands attend Riyaz’s funeral

Thousands attend Riyaz’s funeral

Sopore: Thousands of people poured onto the streets of Sopore when the body of Riyaz Ahmad Dar reached home in Naseerabad Sopore. Riyaz, 22, had left home on July 12 this year, without telling his family that he was going to join militant ranks. He was studying in Class 12 at the Government Boys Higher […]

Thousands attend Lashkar militant’s funeral in north Kashmir’s Sopore

Sopore: Thousands of people Friday attended funeral prayers of slain Lashkar militant Riyaz Ahmad Dar, who was killed along with his associate in a fierce encounter here this afternoon. Hundreds of people from Naseerabad, Arampora, Chinkipora, Rehtipora, New Colony and other adjoining localities assembled at Maharajpora when Dar’s body was brought to his native village […]

24 forest smugglers arrested in Sopore: Police

24 forest smugglers arrested in Sopore: Police

Sopore: Sopore Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested 24 forest smugglers from Rampora village of Sopore in north Kashmir. A senior police official in Sopore while talking to the media said that acting on forest department’s written complaint they arrested 24 forest smugglers and said crackdown against forest smugglers will continue. He also said […]

Sopore SDH plagued by lack of staff

Sopore SDH plagued by lack of staff

Sopore: Despite being considered one of leading medical facilities in north Kashmir, Sub-district Hospital, Sopore, is plagued by its lack of staff and inadequate infrastructure. The hospital, which was upgraded from a relatively small one to a top medical institute, has not yet realised its full potential. The 200-bed facility sees a huge rush of […]

Firing at army camp in Sopore outskirts

Firing at army camp in Sopore outskirts

Sopore: Suspected militants attacked an army camp in Seelu on the outskirts of Sopore, in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Saturday night, sources said. However, police officials said that troops at the 22 RR Seelu camp observed some suspicious movement near the camp and fired accordingly. “We are verifying the incident. A police team has been […]

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