Army searching woods near Lolab valley after brief encounter

Army searching woods near Lolab valley after brief encounter

Kupwara: A search operation was launched by government forces on Thursday in forested Kandi area of frontier district Kupwara following a gunfight between militants and army. Official sources said that the search operation was launched by army’s 47 RR and 28 RR in Kandi area that is adjacent to the Lolab valley. They said that […]

CASO conducted in Gohan Baramulla

CASO conducted in Gohan Baramulla

Baramulla: Government forces including army and police launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Gohan village of Baramulla district on Wednesday morning. Sources said that army’s 52RR, SOG of police, and CRPF launched a CASO in the village after inputs about presence of militants in the area. Several houses were searched by the forces, […]

Search operations in 2 north Kashmir villages

Search operations in 2 north Kashmir villages

Baramulla: Government forces on Friday morning conducted two search operations in villages in two different districts of north Kashmir. Sources said that government forces including army’s 52RR, SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police, and paramilitary CRPF cordoned off Tarzoo village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district in the wee hours of Friday and conducted […]

Militant held with grenade during CASO in Tangmarg: Police

Militant held with grenade during CASO in Tangmarg: Police

Srinagar: Police have arrested a man during a cordon and search operation in Zandpal area of Tangmarg and claimed to recover a grenade from his possession. A police spokesman said that a cordon and search operation was launched jointly by police, army, and CRPF in Zandpal and adjoining areas. Police said, during the operation, suspicious […]

CASO in Shopian village ends ‘peacefully’

CASO in Shopian village ends ‘peacefully’

SHOPIAN: Amid three gunfights going on in north Kashmir, government forces conducted searches at Kungnoo village in south Kashmir on Thursday afternoon, which however ended “peacefully”, police said. The search operation was launched a day after gunshots rang out in village orchards of Shirmal village in the district. Witnesses said that contingents of government forces […]

Militant killed in Hajin as govt forces tackle ‘hostage situation’

Militant killed in Hajin as govt forces tackle ‘hostage situation’

Bandipora: A civilian was rescued and a militant killed in an ongoing encounter on Thursday in Bandipora’s Hajin area that police described as a hostage situation. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Bandipora Rahul Malik told Kashmir Reader that an elderly civilian, who is also reported to be the owner of the house from which the […]

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 […]

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