Langate shuts down to mourn slain militants

Langate shuts down to mourn slain militants

Handwara: A shutdown was observed in Langate town in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday to mourn the death of two militants who were killed by government forces on Tuesday morning in a brief gunfight. Shops and other business centres remainedlosed on second consecutive day while as public transport was also off the roads through […]

5 troopers, civilian injured in road mishap

5 troopers, civilian injured in road mishap

BARAMULLA: Five army men and a civilian were injured in a road accident in Tangmarg area of Baramulla district on Wednesday morning, officials said. They said that a speedy bus (JK01C-4779) bumped into an army vehicle on the Srinagar-Gulmarg highway near Tangmarg resulting in injury to five armymen and a civilian. A police statement said […]

Violent protests break out in north Kashmir’s Langate

Baramulla: Violent protests have erupted in Langate area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, where two local militants were killed in a fierce gun-battle with government forces this morning. Scores of people in Langate hit the streets and staged a protest this morning when news spread that one of the two militants killed in Galoora village […]

North Kashmir: Educational institutions closed, internet suspended after militant killings

Baramulla: Authorities on Tuesday ordered closure of schools and colleges besides suspending internet services in north Kashmir’s Handwara amid fears of protests over the killing of two alleged militants in a pre-dawn encounter. Cellular companies, including the state run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) suspended mobile internet service in Handwara, shortly after police claimed to […]

Two militants killed in north Kashmir’s Handwara: Police

Two militants killed in north Kashmir’s Handwara: Police

Baramulla: Two unidentified militants were killed today in a pre-dawn encounter with government forces in a village in Handwara of the frontier Kupwara district. Unidentified militants fired upon a joint team of special operations group (SOG) personnel and army’s 30 RR in Galoora village of Handwara in the wee hours today, a police spokesperson told […]

Exchange of gunfire through the night along LoC in Karnah

Exchange of gunfire through the night along LoC in Karnah

Kupwara: The armies of India and Pakistan targeted each other with heavy gunfire across the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Kupwara district Sunday night. Official sources said that Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire and targeted several Indian Army posts in Keran sector, at which the Indian Army retaliated with its own gunfire. […]

India, Pak armies’ trade fire in north Kashmir’s Karnah sector

Baramulla: India and Pakistan armies on Sunday exchanged heavy gunfire along line of control (LoC) in Karnah sector of frontier Kupwara district. Around 10:30 pm on Sunday, Pakistan army violated ceasefire by opening fire upon several army posts along the LoC in Karnah sector, an army official told Kashmir Reader. The exchange of gunfire between […]

Missing Tangmarg man’s body found, two arrested for murder

Missing Tangmarg man’s body found, two arrested for murder

BARAMULLA: Police has recovered the body of a Tangmarg man missing for last two weeks, and also claimed to have solved the murder case by arresting the two accused, on whose instance the body was found. A statement issued by police said that the body was recovered from nearby area and the man was murdered […]

Woman electrocuted to death in Handwara

Woman electrocuted to death in Handwara

Handwara: A woman died due to electrocution in Tarathpora area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday. A police official said that Shareefa (45) wife of Manzoor Ahmad Lone received an electric shock when she came in contact with a live wire outside her home at Hurdona area of Tarathpora. Shareefa was immediately […]