Kokernag gunfight: Teen receives bullet in head, clashes break out

Anantnag: A teenager has been critically wounded in Kokernag area here, where militants and government forces are engaged in a fierce gun-battle since wee hours today. 15-year-old Yawar Ahmad Chopan son of Abdul Majeed was injured after being hit by a bullet in his head in his village Gadol this morning, official sources told Kashmir […]

Gunfight rages in south Kashmir’s Kokernag, internet snapped

Gunfight rages in south Kashmir’s Kokernag, internet snapped

Anantnag: A fierce encounter broke out this morning between militants and government forces in Kokernag area of this south Kashmir district. In the wee hours today, special operations group (SOG) of police and army laid a siege around Gadol village of Kokernag here and started cordon and search operation (CASO), official sources told Kashmir Reader. […]

Nikas residents charge army of highhandedness, stage protest

Pulwama: The residents of Nikas village of this south Kashmir district on Thursday charged army of highhandedness and sought immediate removal of their camp from Haal area. The residents of Arbal, Nikas here hit the streets this afternoon and staged anti-army protest alleging that the soldiers were harassing youth to create a web of informers. […]

Lashkar militants who killed policeman gunned down in Khodweni

Lashkar militants who killed policeman gunned down in Khodweni

Encounter in same Wani Mohalla where three LeT militants had survived a fierce gunfight in April Kulgam: Hours after they allegedly abducted and killed a trainee police constable, three militants of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed by government forces in a gunfight that began early Sunday morning in Khodweni area of Kulgam district. The slain […]

Policeman killed after abduction from home in Kulgam

Policeman killed after abduction from home in Kulgam

Anantnag: A trainee police constable, promoted recently after serving as a Special Police Officer (SPO), was found dead Saturday afternoon a day after he was abducted by unidentified gunmen from his home in Kulgam district. The slain policeman has been identified as Muhammad Saleem Shah, resident of Motelhama village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. A […]

Militant attack along Yatra route in Anantnag

Militant attack along Yatra route in Anantnag

In Kulgam, ‘chance encounter’ of militants with army Anantnag: Militants fired at a Road Opening Party (ROP) of the paramilitary CRPF along the heavily manned Khannabal-Pahalgam (KP) road here in Mattan area of Anantnag district Saturday afternoon. The attack caused no loss of life or injuries to anyone, though. The KP road, being the main, […]

Police, army brass meets in south Kashmir to tackle militancy threat

Police, army brass meets in south Kashmir to tackle militancy threat

Anantnag: Top police and army officers put their heads together, here in Kulgam district, on Tuesday to take stock of the security situation and think of ways for its “betterment”, amid a steep rise in the number of youth picking up arms in south Kashmir. The south Kashmir districts of Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian […]

Cop killed, another critical as militants open fire at NC leader’s vehicle

Cop killed, another critical as militants open fire at NC leader’s vehicle

Anantnag: A policeman was killed and another critically injured after militants targeted the vehicle of a National Conference (NC) leader, here in Pulwama district on Monday evening. Ghulam Mohiuddin, Pulwama district president of NC, has escaped unhurt but militants took away rifles of the policemen protecting him. The slain policeman has been identified as Mudassir […]

Business in South Kashmir towns hit hard, courtesy traffic diversion

Business in South Kashmir towns hit hard, courtesy traffic diversion

ANANTNAG: By-passed by the new, widened alignment of national highway, shopkeepers in some major towns of South Kashmir have been hit hard as their businesses witnessed a big slump. Worst affected by the new arrangement are shopkeepers in Khannabal, Bijbehara in Anantnag district and Awantipora, Pampore in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. The new alignment […]

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