Govt forces launch CASO in Hizb commander Naikoo’s village

Pulwama: Government forces on Friday launched a cordon and search operation in native village of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riyaz Ahmad Naikoo’s native village here in this south Kashmir district. Special operations of group (SOG) of police and army around 8:00 pm laid a siege around Beighpora village of Awantipora and launched a CASO, witnesses told […]

CASO triggers clashes in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

CASO triggers clashes in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Pulwama: Clashes broke out Friday in a village in this south Kashmir district after army and special operations group (SOG) of police launched a cordon and search operation (CASO). The joint team of army, SOG and CRPF laid a siege around Tiken village here this evening and launched a CASO, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. When […]

3 Jaish militants on the run near Katra killed in fierce gun battle

3 Jaish militants on the run near Katra killed in fierce gun battle

SRINAGAR: A six-hour-long gunfight in Kakriyal area, near Katra, in Reasi district ended on Thursday afternoon with the killing of three Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants who had fired from a truck upon a CRPF checkpost on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. The militants had fled from the truck and escaped into nearby villages at Jhajjar Kotli on Wednesday. […]

3 Jaish militants killed, 12 security personnel injured in 6-hour long Katra encounter

3 Jaish militants killed, 12 security personnel injured in 6-hour long Katra encounter

Srinagar: Three Jaish-e-Muhammad militants were killed and twelve cops and troopers, including a senior police officer, were injured in six-hour long gun battle in Kakriyal area of Reasi district in the Jammu region. Early morning, the government forces tracked down a group of three militants in Kakriyal village, who were on run after a brief […]

Youth injured by bear in south Kashmir’s Tral

Pulwama: A youth was attacked and injured by a bear this afternoon in a village in Tral area of this south Kashmir district. 20-year-old Sartaj Ahmad son of Abdul Ahad Ganai was seriously injured when a bear attacked him outside his home in Gulshanpora village of Tral here this afternoon, official sources told Kashmir Reader. […]

Motorcyclist dies in Pampore road mishap

Motorcyclist dies in Pampore road mishap

Pampore: A young motorcyclist died after the bike he was riding skidded off the road on Srinagar-Jammu highway at Pampore in Pulwama district Wednesday, police said. Aqib Ali Bhat, 26, son of Ali Mohammad Bhat, resident of Kandizal Pampore, was critically injured in the accident at Kadlabal Chowk Pampore, SHO Pampore Nazir Ahmad told Kashmir […]

Militants attack government forces camp in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Pulwama: Militants on Wednesday night attacked a camp of government forces with a UBGL in Tahab area of this south Kashmir district. Around 9:00 pm, militants lobbed a UBGL towards the camp housing army and CRPF in Tahab village here, SSP Pulwama Chandan Kohli told Kashmir Reader. The UBGL, he said exploded outside the outer […]

Massive combing operation launched in Jhajjar Kotli after militant attack

Massive combing operation launched in Jhajjar Kotli after militant attack

Srinagar: Government forces have started a massive combing operation along the strategic Srinagar-Jammu highway near Jhajjar Kotli in Udhampur district after suspected militants attacked a checkpoint this morning. Unidentified militants fired shots at government forces manning a checkpoint in Jhajjar Kotli area when a truck they were travelling in, was signalled to stop, official sources […]

Police seize tippers illegally loading charcoal from cement factory

Police seize tippers illegally loading charcoal from cement factory

PAMPORE: Police on Tuesday seized eight tipper vehicles involved in illegal loading of charcoal from a cement factory at Khrew, Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The drivers however fled from the spot. Station House Officer Khrew Javed Ahmad told Kashmir Reader that after receiving a tip off, he led a team to nab the […]