Govt forces carry out search operation in central Kashmir’s Budgam

Budgam: Government forces carried out a Cordon and search operation (CASO) in a village in Chadoora area of this central Kashmir district. Special operations group (SOG) of police and army laid a cordon around Gudsatoo village of Chadoora here on Thursday night and launched a search operation, locals told Kashmir Reader Friday. The government forces, […]

Lineman electrocuted to death in Budgam

Lineman electrocuted to death in Budgam

Budgam: A power development department (PDD) lineman was electrocuted to death in a village in Khansahab area of Budgam district. Bashir Ahmad Khan of Zogoo village was critically injured when he received an electric shock while repairing an electric transformer in Bhat Mohalla area of Kharian this afternoon, Mushtaq Ahmad, an eyewitness told Kashmir Reader. […]

Lineman electrocuted to death in central Kashmir’s Budgam

Budgam: A power development department (PDD) lineman was electrocuted to death in a village in Khansahab area of this central Kashmir district. Bashir Ahmad Khan of Zogoo village here was critically injured when he received an electric shock while repairing an electric transformer in Bhat Mohalla area of Kharian this afternoon, Mushtaq Ahmad, an eyewitness […]

Surrounded by cow dung, Budgam school battles health hazard

Surrounded by cow dung, Budgam school battles health hazard

Budgam: From a distance, it looks like an abandoned, decrepit cattle shed, with big heaps of cow dung in the lawn and the surroundings. Ironically, the ramshackle building is a primary school, housing 55 students. Located only a few minutes away from the Zonal Education Office (ZEO) Kunzer, the primary school Pethpora Harde-Aboora is functioning […]

Grenade lobbed on army patrol party in Yarigund

Grenade lobbed on army patrol party in Yarigund

Budgam: Suspected militants hurled a grenade at a patrolling party of army at Yarigund area of Narbal in Budgam district Friday night. SSP Budgam, Tejinder Singh told Kashmir Reader that none one was injured in the attack on 2RR’s patrol party. Local residents, however, told Kashmir Reader they saw some bloodstains at the spot in […]

Militants attack army patrol in Narbal: Police

Budgam: Militants attacked an army patrol in Yarigund area of Narbal here in this central Kashmir district, a senior police officer today said. During Friday night, militants’ lobbed a grenade on a patrol party of army’s 2RR at Yarigund Kawoosa, SSP Budgam, Tejinder Singh told Kashmir Reader. However, no one was injured in the grenade […]

Funeral prayers in absentia offered for slain Hizb militants in central Kashmir’s Beerwah

Srinagar: Hundreds of people in Beerwah town of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday held funeral prayers in absentia for slain scholar turned militant Mannan Wani. The prayers were held immediately after the congregational Friday prayers culminated in the town. Witnesses said that hundreds of people after Friday prayers at grand mosque assembled in the […]

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