Nepali labourer dies at stone crusher

PAMPORE: A Nepali labourer died on Saturday in an accident at a stone crusher he was working at in Khrew village of Pampore in Pulwama, police said. Kaiser Bahadur, 33, son of Ravi Lal, a resident of Bartipur Nepal, was killed after the loader of stone crusher broke off and fell on him Saturday afternoon. […]

Nine injured in Awantipora road mishap

PAMPORE: Nine persons, including some women, were injured in a road mishap near Awantipora in Pulwama district on Saturday. SHO Awantipora Nazir Ahmad said a passenger vehicle (Sumo) collided with a truck resulting in injuries to nine persons. The injured were shifted to PHC Awantipora for treatment. They have been identified as; Parvaiz Ahmad Sheikh […]

Militants attack army in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Pulwama: Militants on Saturday night attacked an army patrol in Tahab area of this south Kashmir district. Around 10:25 pm, militants fired a UBGL grenade at army’s casper vehicle in Tahab area of the district, official sources told Kashmir Reader. The grenade, they said, missed the intended target and exploded along the roadside. “No one […]

Non local labourer dies as stone crusher collapses in Khrew

Srinagar: A non local labourer died after a loader of a stone crusher collapsed in Khrew area of Pampore in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The deceased has been identified as Kaiser Bahadur, a resident of Bartipur Nepal. He was 33 years old. A senior police officer confirmed the incident to Kashmir Reader. Meanwhile, the body of […]

Truck drivers caught stealing LPG from cylinders near HP plant

Truck drivers caught stealing LPG from cylinders near HP plant

PAMPORE: Police arrested two truck drivers on Friday after they were caught red-handed stealing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from cylinders at the parking lot of the Hindustan Petroleum (HP) plant in Pampore. Two other truck drivers who were doing the same escaped the clutches of the police. The police had received information that cylinders being […]

Grenade defused near encounter site in Pulwama village

Grenade defused near encounter site in Pulwama village

Pulwama: Government forces on Thursday evening found and diffused a hand grenade near an gunfight site in Thamna village of Pulwama district where a militant was killed on June 30. “One rusted grenade which was found by government forces at Thamna village was defused by Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) of Police without causing any damage,” […]

Youth drowns in Jhelum at Kakapora

Youth drowns in Jhelum at Kakapora

Pulwama: A youth from Awantipora drowned in river Jhelum at Kakapora in Pulwama district on Thursday afternoon. Local sources told Kashmir Reader that Amir Ahmad resident of Reshipora Awantipora, drowned in Jhelum at Lalhar area where he had gone to for swimming. The body of the youth was later fished out by locals and handed […]

Missing youth involved in attack on NC leader: Police

Missing youth involved in attack on NC leader: Police

PULWAMA: Police on Wednesday raided the house of a missing youth who is suspected to be involved in Monday’s attack on a National Conference leader, an attack that claimed the life of a police guard and left another grievously injured. Former legislator Ghulam Muhiuddin Mir’s Santro car was fired upon at Murran area of Pulwama […]

Teacher attached for chopping hair of 15 students

Teacher attached for chopping hair of 15 students

PAMPORE: A teacher at Upper Primary School Krunchoo in Pampore area Pulwama district was attached to Zonal office after parents of several students complained of her “rude behavior” and chopping hair of students. “I have visited the UPS Khrunchoo after receiving information about the incident of hair cutting of students and inquiry has been ordered […]

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