JRL holds joint press conference, rebuts both army chief’s statements and NIA chargesheet

JRL holds joint press conference, rebuts both army chief’s statements and NIA chargesheet

SRINAGAR: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Thursday held a press conference in which all the three JRL leaders, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik, commented on the statement of Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat that Kashmiris cannot win independence from India because of its military might. Rawat’s statement, they said, […]

Frisking intensified across north Kashmir

Frisking intensified across north Kashmir

Baramulla: Government forces have installed several check posts across north Kashmir and are searching both private and passenger vehicles. Check posts have been installed on Uri-Baramulla, Baramulla-Handwara-Kupwara, Baramulla-Srinagar and Kupwara-Srinagar roads where teams of army along with police are seen stopping all the public and private vehicles. Drums painted with ‘Stop for Checking, Show your […]

Villagers in Shopian accuse army of assault, vandalism; army denies

Villagers in Shopian accuse army of assault, vandalism; army denies

SHOPIAN: Army soldiers allegedly attacked Shopian’s Pinjora village and vandalised private property, twice on the same day. Residents of the village told Kashmir Reader that army soldiers assaulted civilians and fired bullets in the air in the village on Wednesday and warned they would return in the night. The soldiers did as they said, arriving […]

Pakistan warns of ‘befitting response’ to any misadventure

Pakistan warns of ‘befitting response’ to any misadventure

Islamabad: Pakistan Thursday said India’s confrontational attitude may lead to a “strategic miscalculation” and warned of “befitting response to any misadventure” following statements by the Indian Army chief. Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat last week said that the force was ready to call Pakistan s “nuclear bluff” and cross the border if the government […]

BSF soldier, girl killed as Pak shells villages, BoPs in Jammu

BSF soldier, girl killed as Pak shells villages, BoPs in Jammu

Jammu: A teenage girl and a BSF soldier were killed while six others injured as Pakistan Rangers heavily shelled Border Out Posts and villages along the International Border in three sectors of Jammu and Samba districts, a BSF officer said on Thursday. The Pakistan Rangers opened fire and shelled areas along the IB in in […]

IED defused in Doda: Police

IED defused in Doda: Police

Jammu: An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was detected and defused in Doda district, police said here on Thursday. The IED weighing around 10-12 kg was detected on Doda- Bharat road at Punda, 10 km from the Doda district headquarters, a police officer said. Bomb disposal squad was called and they defused the IED safely, he […]

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