Govt forces vandalise house of Lateef Tiger, beat up brothers

Govt forces vandalise house of Lateef Tiger, beat up brothers

Anantnag: Government forces late on Tuesday night raided and allegedly vandalised the house of top Hizbul Mujahideen militant Lateef Dar alias Tiger, and beat up his family members, here in Dogripora village of Awantipora in Pulwama district. Several neighbours of the family were also allegedly beaten up by the forces. The forces’ action comes days […]

Non-local labourer injured in Pulwama shootout

Pulwama: A non-local labourer on Wednesday was critically injured after militants and army exchanged gunfire in Lassipora area of this south Kashmir district. Arjun Kumar of north India’s Uttar Pradesh was critically injured when government forces and militants exchanged gunfire in Hajidarpora area of Lassipora here this morning, official sources told Kashmir Reader. Kumar received […]

Train service resumes after two-day suspension

Pulwama: The train service resumed on Wednesday after remaining suspended for two days due to “security reasons” in south Kashmir, where a youth was killed and many injured in the firing by government forces in an anti-CASO protest. “Train service has today resumed on the Banihal-Srinagar track after two days of suspension,” a senior railway […]

Youth killed in Pulwama had narrowly missed death two months ago

Youth killed in Pulwama had narrowly missed death two months ago

Pulwama: In July this year, government forces fired a volley of pellets at 26-year-old Fayaz Ahmad Wani, which just missed his head and hit him in his right arm instead – while he was riding back home from main town Pulwama. With fifty pellets still embedded in his arm, Fayaz had come to think of […]

CASO in 18 Pulwama villages

CASO in 18 Pulwama villages

Youth killed as forces fire on protestors Anantnag: A youth died of a bullet wound to the head and another suffered “severe nerve injury” due to pellets after government forces opened fire on protestors here in Pulwama district on Monday, during a massive anti-militancy operation in which more than 18 villages were put under cordon. […]

Stray dog injures 21 people in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Kulgam: At least twenty one people were injured on Friday after bitten by a stray dog in this south Kashmir Township. A mad dog went on rampage this afternoon in main town here attacking and injuring at least twenty one people, official sources told Kashmir Reader. All the injured were removed to the Kulgam district […]

South Kashmir: Militants free two abducted kin of policemen

Anantnag: Militants have released two of the ten abducted people, picked up from different parts of south Kashmir on Thursday evening. Both the released belong to Kulgam district of south Kashmir, one brother of a Dy SP and another son of an ASI, officials told Kashmir Reader. The released men have been identified as Gowhar […]

Policeman’s son abducted in Tral, mother pleads for release

Policeman’s son abducted in Tral, mother pleads for release

Anantnag: Unidentified gunmen abducted a policeman’s son from Tral town late Wednesday night. The abducted youth has been identified as Asif Ahmad Rather, son of Rafiq Ahmad Rather, resident of main town Tral. Rafiq works with the CID wing of Jammu and Kashmir Police and is posted in Srinagar. Rafiq was not at home when […]

Riyaz Naikoo’s father, Lateef Tiger’s father and brothers detained ‘for questioning’

Riyaz Naikoo’s father, Lateef Tiger’s father and brothers detained ‘for questioning’

Anantnag: Hours after militants shot dead four policemen in Shopian, police on late Wednesday evening raided the houses of at least two top militants, among them Hizbul Mujahideen’s Chief of Operations in Kashmir, Riyaz Naikoo, in Pulwama district. The houses of Naikoo and another top militant Lateef Tiger were raided in Beighpora and Dogripora villages […]

Hizb deputy commander Altaf Kachroo killed in Anantnag

Hizb deputy commander Altaf Kachroo killed in Anantnag

Associate slain as well; 46 injured in clashes; militants offer gun salute at funeral attended by thousands Anantnag: In an early morning gunfight in the outskirts of Anantnag town, government forces killed Hizbul Mujahideen’s deputy commander in Kashmir, Altaf Kachroo, along with an associate of his, Umar Rashid Wani from Khodweni Kulgam, on Wednesday. Clashes […]