Bullet in his neck, teenager stares at uncertain future

Bullet in his neck, teenager stares at uncertain future

Anantnag: With a bullet embedded deep into his neck, right next to the jugular vein, and doctors “hesitant” about a surgery, 18-year-old Ubaid Shabir Bhat stares at an uncertain future. Ubaid, a BA Ist-year student at Government Degree College Anantnag, is son of a small time apple farmer, Shabir Ahmad Bhat, from K Kalan village […]

13 year old Andleeb was killed trying to save Shakir

13 year old Andleeb was killed trying to save Shakir

Anantnag: As sloganeering and stone pelting reverberated in Havoora village of Kulgam district on Saturday following alleged vandalism by army, Ali Muhammad Mokdam locked his family, wife and three daughters, inside his house. As the family keenly listened to whatever was happening outside, the slogans of defiance soon fell silent as army guns roared. The […]

Army opens fire on civilians, 13-yr-old girl among three killed

Army opens fire on civilians, 13-yr-old girl among three killed

Locals say that army soldiers were vandalising, beating up people when some youths began hurling stones Kulgam: A girl who studied in Class 7, a boy who was preparing to re-appear in Class 12 exams, and a young man who worked as a labourer were killed after army soldiers opened fire on civilians in Havoora […]

Kulgam family buries one son, prays for life of another

Kulgam family buries one son, prays for life of another

KULGAM: One son killed and another battling for life in hospital. For a poor, village-dwelling family in Kulgam, this particularly cruel trick that death has played will be a torment till the end of their lives. Irshad Ahmad Lone and Zahid Ahmad Lone, young men both, were among five civilians hit by the army’s bullets […]

Militants appear at Burhan Wani’s grave, offer gun salute

Militants appear at Burhan Wani’s grave, offer gun salute

Tral: Militants appeared at the grave of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani in Tral town on Friday and offered a gun salute to him, two days ahead of his second death anniversary on July 8. Wani, along with two other militants, was killed on July 8, 2016, in Bemdoora village of Kokernag in […]

Student ‘beaten by cricket stumps’ at Bijbehara school

Student ‘beaten by cricket stumps’ at Bijbehara school

School denies allegation Bijbehara: A class 12 student of Government Boys Higher Secondary School in Bijbehara was allegedly ruthlessly beaten by some teachers at his school, following which he had to be hospitalized. While the school authorities have negated the version of the student and his family, police are yet to lodge an FIR in […]

Yatra blocks roads, causes jams; locals and tourists both suffer

Yatra blocks roads, causes jams; locals and tourists both suffer

Anantnag: Authorities in Kashmir have made life difficult for commuters – over the Amarnath Yatra – by curbing their entry to the ‘highly fortified’ new stretch of the national highway. Roads from some major towns and villages in south Kashmir have been blocked where they exit onto this stretch of the new highway. Moreover, at […]