Top Hizb commander Saddam Padder, KU Asst Prof among 5 militants killed in Shopian

Srinagar: Five militants including top Hizb commander Saddam Padder and Kashmir University assistant professor Muhammad Raafi have been killed in the Badigam village of Shopian district in southern Kashmir. Top police officials said that the encounter has concluded while five bodies of militants have been recovered. The encounter raged in Badigam village after army’s 23 […]

Kulgam gunfight: Youth succumbs, civilian death toll reaches 4

Kulgam gunfight: Youth succumbs, civilian death toll reaches 4

Srinagar: A civilian identified as Aijaz Ahmad Palla son of Muhammad Sikandar, a resident of Batpora Khudwani has sucummbed to injuries Wednesday afternoon. Aijaz was hit by a bullet in his head during massive clashes in Khudwani area where a gunfight raged between government forces and militants. Reports said that Aijaz was shot in the head […]

Three civilians killed by forces at Khudwani in south Kashmir

Three civilians killed by forces at Khudwani in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Three civilians and an Army soldier were killed, around 30 civilians and two forces personnel were injured on Wednesday during an encounter with militants and clashes in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, sources said. Government forces launched a cordon and search operation in the district’s Khudwani area last night, following information about presence of militants […]

Kulgam gunfight: Civilian, Army soldier killed, 2 forces personnel injured

Kulgam gunfight: Civilian, Army soldier killed, 2 forces personnel injured

Srinagar: A civilian and an Army soldier were killed and two forces personnel injured Wednesday during an encounter with militants in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials said. Government forces launched a cordon and search operation in the district’s Khudwani area last night, following information about presence of militants there, the officials said. They said a […]

South Kashmir: Fourth civilian succumbs, death toll touches 19

South Kashmir: Fourth civilian succumbs, death toll touches 19

Srinagar: One more civilian succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS Soura here in Srinagar, taking the civilian death toll  to four. Official sources told news agency GNS that Iqbal Bhat son of Manzoor Ahmad of Khasipora Shopian received a serious bullet wound in his abdomen in government forces action during clashes in Kachdoora. Iqbal was immediately […]

South Kashmir gunfights: Death toll mounts to 16

South Kashmir gunfights: Death toll mounts to 16

Srinagar The total death toll in the southern Kashmir gunfights has mounted to 16 with the killing of three more militants in the ongoing gunfight in Kachdoora village of Shopian district in southern Kashmir. Top police officials confirmed to Kashmir Reader that three militants were killed in the gunfight in Kachdoora while one more army […]

Eight militants killed in south Kashmir gunfights: Police

Eight militants killed in south Kashmir gunfights: Police

Srinagar: Seven militants including top Hizbul Mujahideen commanders were killed in ongoing operation in Draged, Sugan area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district , police said on Sunday Earlier one militant was killed in Peth Dialgam area of Anantnag and another surrendered during the operation, police added. “One terrorist killed in Dialgam Anantnag after efforts of […]

Five civilians killed in cross LoC firing in Poonch

Five civilians killed in cross LoC firing in Poonch

Jammu: Five civilians were killed on Sunday in cross border firing between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district. “The Pakistan Army resorted to indiscriminate shelling in Mendhar sector of the LoC. A shell fell on a house killing five members of the same family,” police said. Jammu and Kashmir […]

Governor Approves Drabu’s Removal

Governor Approves Drabu’s Removal

Jammu: Governor N N Vohra on Monday approved PDP’s proposal of terminating Haseeb Drabu from the council of ministers. Drabu, finance minister of the state has been sacked by the PDP over his controversial remarks that Kashmir was not a political but a social issue. Raj Bhavan sources told GNS that Governor has approved government decision, dropping Drabu from […]

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