Five youth arrested during nocturnal raids in Pulwama

Five youth arrested during nocturnal raids in Pulwama

Pulwama: At least five youth were arrested during nocturnal raid by government forces in Tahab village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Local newsagency KNO reported that government forces conducteded raid in Tahab village and arrested 5 youths last night. The arrested youths have been identified as Tariq Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Gani Mir, Aasif […]

Court martial of Major Gogoi completed; may face reduction of seniority

Court martial of Major Gogoi completed; may face reduction of seniority

New Delhi/Srinagar: The court martial proceedings against Major Leetul Gogoi, who was at the centre of the 2017 ‘human shield’ controversy, have been completed and he may face reduction in seniority as a punishment for “fraternising” with a local woman in Srinagar last year, officials said. The court martial process against his driver, Sameer Malla, […]

Six arrested in Sopore during morning raids

Six arrested in Sopore during morning raids

Sopore: Police have detained at least six youth in north Kashmir’s Sopore town on charges of stone pelting. Locals said that government forces including police, army and CRPF troops cordoned off the Janwara locality of Sopore and arrested at least six youths. The raids were conduct in wee hours of Tuesday, creating panic and terror […]

Gunshots heard during CASO in Baramulla

Gunshots heard during CASO in Baramulla

Baramulla: Some gunshots were heard during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in a Baramulla village on Wednesday afternoon. Sources said that army and police besieged Kalantra village in the afternoon on specific information of presence of militants in the area. They said that government forces had cordoned off the village and started searches. Locals […]

Militants escape after brief shootout in Kulgam

Militants escape after brief shootout in Kulgam

Anantnag: Militants managed to escape following a brief shootout with government forces on Saturday evening here in Yaripora area of Kulgam district. A massive search operation in the area was called off later in the evening after no further contact with militants was established. The shootout in the area was reported at about 5:00 PM. […]

CASOs in Budgam, Baramulla yield nothing after massive searches

CASOs in Budgam, Baramulla yield nothing after massive searches

BUDGAM: Villagers living on the border of Budgam and Baramulla districts saw a cordon and search operation (CASO) by government forces that they described as similar to those that took place during the peak of armed insurgency in Kashmir in the 1990s. The CASO, according to local sources, lasted for more than ten hours. Residents […]

Thousands attend funeral of ‘key conspirator’ of Pulwama attack

Thousands attend funeral of ‘key conspirator’ of Pulwama attack

Anantnag: Hours after one of the two militants killed in a gunfight in Tral was identified by his family as Mudassir Ahmad Khan alias Muhammad Bhai of Midoora, thousands of people attended his funeral prayers in Midoora area of Tral. Police said that Mudassir Ahmad was a Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant who was the “key conspirator” […]

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