Three civilians injured along LoC in Uri

Three civilians injured along LoC in Uri

Baramulla: Indian and Pakistan troops on Monday exchanged fire along the Line of Control in Uri resulting in injury to three civilians. Senior Superintendent of Police Baramulla Imtiyaz Hussain said that three civilians were injured in cross border firing in Uri. He said the wounded have been removed to hospital for treatment. However, their identity […]

‘Intruder’ killed on LoC in Poonch: army

‘Intruder’ killed on LoC in Poonch: army

Jammu: An attack by Pakistan’s Border Action Team (BAT) was repulsed by the army, which allegedly killed a heavily armed “intruder” and grievously injured two others along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch, a senior official said on Monday. Three soldiers were also injured in the gunfight, an official said. The BAT team, comprising […]

Four Hajin residents shifted to Kot Balwal Jail under PSA

Four Hajin residents shifted to Kot Balwal Jail under PSA

Bandipora: Four persons from Bandipora district’s Hajin area were on Monday shifted to Kot Balwal Jail in Jammu on detention orders under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA). Muslim League (ML) leader Assadullah Parray, who has been in jail since June 2015, was slapped with a fifth consecutive PSA detention order. An official said that […]

Hurriyat (G) warns govt over shifting prisoners to outside jails

Hurriyat (G) warns govt over shifting prisoners to outside jails

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani on Monday warned the government of serious consequences if political prisoners incarcerated at the Srinagar Central Jail were shifted to jails outside the Valley. “Hurriyat will not remain silent over this unjustified and unnecessary step,” Geelani said in a statement issued here. “23 detainees have been shifted […]

India impeding peace process: Pakistan

India impeding peace process: Pakistan

Sialkot: Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif on Sunday accused India of creating obstacles in the peace process and indulging in “patronising terrorists”. He said that India was in favour of war phobia and continuously resorting to ceasefire violations on Line of Control and Working Boundary. Khawaja also accused India of targeting innocent civilians on […]

PaK govt orders state funeral for LoC victims

PaK govt orders state funeral for LoC victims

Islamabad: Prime Minister of Pakistan Administered Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider has instructed authorities to give state funerals to those killed due to alleged firing by Indian troops across the Line of Control. Haider on Saturday accused the Indian Army of targeting civilians, including women and children, The Express Tribune reported. “All deputy commissioners have been […]

Home dept acted with ‘undue haste’ to shift Hanzullah from Jammu to Srinagar

Home dept acted with ‘undue haste’ to shift Hanzullah from Jammu to Srinagar

Srinagar: Investigations into the escape of Lashkar-e-Taiba militant Abu Hanzullah have identified lapses at different stages, especially the hurriedly issued orders for transfer of the militant to a central jail from Kathua in the Jammu region. Police sources said that Hanzullah had moved a habeas corpus petition before a single bench of the High Court […]