Policeman shot dead in north Kashmir’s Sopore

Sopore: Suspected militants on Friday night shot dead a policeman inside his home in Dangerpora area of this north Kashmir Township. Suspected militants barged into the house of Javid Ahmad Lone in Shah Mohalla Dangerpora here around 11:00 pm on Friday and fired upon him, officials told Kashmir Reader Saturday. He was rushed to the […]

North Kashmir: Thousands reach Tikipora village to attend Mannan’s funeral

Sogam: Thousands of people have converged in Tikipora village of the frontier Kupwara district to attend funeral of top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Mannan Wani, who was killed along with his associate in a gunfight this afternoon. Witnesses told Kashmir Reader that hundreds of people from different parts of north Kashmir started marching towards Tikipora village […]

Govt forces launch CASO in north Kashmir’s Sopore

Sopore: Government forces on Wednesday launched a cordon and search operation in Dangerpora area of this north Kashmir Township. Special operations group (SOG) of police and army this afternoon laid a cordon around Dangerpora area here amid reports suggesting presence of two militants, official sources told Kashmir Reader. Door to doo searches are being carried […]

Posters by militant outfit in Sopore warn people against voting

Posters by militant outfit in Sopore warn people against voting

Sopore: Posters in Urdu issued by Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen militant outfit have surfaced at several public places in north Kashmir’s Sopore area, warning people to not participate in elections. The posters were found pasted on walls at several places in Arampora, Rahim Sahib, Muslim Peer, and Jamia Qadeem areas during recent days. Following the appearance of these […]

Gunmen abduct butcher from his shop in Handwara

Gunmen abduct butcher from his shop in Handwara

Sopore: Two masked gunmen on Wednesday afternoon abducted a young butcher from his shop in Younsu village, an area that comes under Handwara police jurisdiction and is about 17 km from Sopore town in north Kashmir. Younsu village is not far from the area where a tailor, Mushtaq Ahmad Mir, was abducted and then killed […]

Militant seen in threat video nabbed in Sopore

Militant seen in threat video nabbed in Sopore

Sopore: Police on Wednesday claimed to have apprehended a local militant who was seen in a video on social media threatening people against participating in Panchayat polls. A police statement said that Amir Sultan War, son of Mohammad Sultan War resident of Naidkhai Sumbal Bandipora was held during “naka” checking near Hadipora crossing Baramulla-Handwara road. […]

J&K police apprehend LeT militant in Sopore during naka checking

Sopore: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a local militant during naka in Sopore outskirts. Police in a statement said that a local militant was held during naka checking at Baramulla-Handwara road near Hadipora crossing. The statement added that the militant had joined Lashkar-e-Toiba militant outfit few days back when […]

Forces lob tear smoke shells to disperse protesting students in Sopore

Sopore: Police on Wednesday fired tear gas canisters to disperse a group of students in the main town here, who were protesting against the conduct of examinations under the supervision of state board of school education (JKBOSE). Dozens of students of boys higher secondary school Sopore assembled at Iqbal Chowk this morning and staged a […]