Unsettling sights of 2018: Execution videos, confessions, resignations

Unsettling sights of 2018: Execution videos, confessions, resignations

Anantnag: 2018 has been the bloodiest year in Kashmir in a decade, but the spilling of blood is not the only suffering its people have endured – there has also been an unprecedented number of abductions and execution videos. After a major gunfight on April 1, in which 13 militants, 4 civilians and 3 government […]

257 militants, 91 govt forces killed in JK in 2018: DGP

257 militants, 91 govt forces killed in JK in 2018: DGP

SRINAGAR: As many as 257 militants were killed across Jammu and Kashmir this year, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said Monday, asserting that counter- insurgency operations would continue in 2019 with major focus on strengthening border and hinterland security. He said 91 government forces also died while fighting militancy in the state during the […]

Militants kill cop in Shopian, take away his rifle

Militants kill cop in Shopian, take away his rifle

Shopian: Suspected militants shot dead a constable inside police station Shopian and fled with his service rifle on Sunday morning. The slain policeman, identified as Saqib Mohiudin Mir, resident of Karewa Shadab village’s Mir-Mohala locality, was recruited as constable last year and had come back from training course in Awantipora in August this year. His […]

4 policemen shot dead in Shopian

4 policemen shot dead in Shopian

3 rifles also looted; Jaish claims attack Shopian: Militants shot dead four policemen in broad daylight at Arhama village on the outskirts of Shopian town Wednesday afternoon. The incident took place at about 3:30pm near the HDFC Bank branch at Arhama. According to police sources, five cops had come to a mechanic’s shop for repairs […]

Guards repulse attack on home of BJP leader’s brother

Guards repulse attack on home of BJP leader’s brother

TRAL: Suspected militants on Tuesday night attacked the residence of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader’s brother in Tral town. The police sentries guarding the residence repulsed the attack, local sources said. The suspected militants opened fire at the policemen guarding the residence of BJP leader Avtaar Singh’s brother at Monghama village of Tral, police […]

Infiltration bid foiled in Tangdar, 3 militants killed: Police

Infiltration bid foiled in Tangdar, 3 militants killed: Police

Kupwara: Three militants trying to cross the Line of Control (LoC) to the Indian side of Kashmir were killed in a gunfight with Indian army in Tangdar sector of Kupwara district on Saturday evening. Official sources said that a group of infiltrators tried to enter this side of Kashmir but were challenged by the army […]

Hizb militants kill CRPF man in Batamaloo

Hizb militants kill CRPF man in Batamaloo

SRINAGAR: After nearly one-and-a-half month, militants mounted another attack in Srinagar, this time killing a paramilitary trooper of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and injuring another at Batamaloo, a stone’s throw from the police headquarters and the heavily guarded civil secretariat on Tuesday afternoon. IG CRPF Ravideep Sahi told reporters that militants fired upon […]

9 militant attacks on army camps kill 35 soldiers since 2016

9 militant attacks on army camps kill 35 soldiers since 2016

Srinagar: The Government of India said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday that since 2016, militants attacked army camps 9 times in Jammu and Kashmir. In these nine attacks, 35 army personnel, 15 militants, and 1 civilian were killed. In response to a question tabled by Congress MP Kumari Selma, Minister of State (MoS) for […]

4 militants killed in Rajouri encounter

4 militants killed in Rajouri encounter

Educational institutions in Sunderbani tehsil closed in view of search operation Jammu: Four militants were on Wednesday killed in a gunfight with government forces in the Sunderbani area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, the police said. It said the militants had infiltrated into the Indian territory from across the Line of Control (LoC) about […]

GoC 15 corps for making north Kashmir militancy-free

GoC 15 corps for making north Kashmir militancy-free

Srinagar: General officer Commanding Chinar Corps Lt General A K Bhatt on Friday chaired a security review meeting of various agencies including police at Pohrupet in north Kashmir. The meeting was attended by top Army and police officers including IGP Kashmir S P Pani, apart from the field commanders from both the forces, a defence […]

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