Owner of damaged Karan Nagar building may be paid compensation

Owner of damaged Karan Nagar building may be paid compensation

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police will recommend to the state government to pay relief to the owner of the building in Karan Nagar which was damaged in an encounter this week. Kashmir Range Inspector General of Police, SP Pani, told Kashmir Reader that an investigation has revealed that the owner had no involvement in […]

Return of the ’90s: CRPF camps, buildings being ‘fortified’ in Srinagar

Return of the ’90s: CRPF camps, buildings being ‘fortified’ in Srinagar

Srinagar: Fearing more fidyaeen attacks in Srinagar, the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has begun fortifying its camps and bases in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. “We have started fortifying our camps and buildings in Srinagar,” CRPF spokesman Rajesh Yadav told Kashmir Reader. “We are revamping our security arrangements. We are also […]

NIA takes custody of 5 accused in Hanzullah’s escape

NIA takes custody of 5 accused in Hanzullah’s escape

SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday took custody of five Pulwama residents arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police on charges of abetting the escape of Lashkar-e-Taiba militant Abu Hanzullah from SMHS hospital in Srinagar. An official NIA spokesman said that the Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar granted a two-day transit remand of the […]

‘Admit it friend, the building is strong’

‘Admit it friend, the building is strong’

The four-storey concrete building where a 30-hour-long gunbattle ended on Tuesday has become a sort of ruined shrine at Karan Nagar, Srinagar. The gunbattle, the longest-ever after 2006 in Srinagar, saw the building being hit by numerous Under Barrel Grenades (UBGLs), explosives, and intense firing between the two sides.

Bodies of militants sent to Gantamulla

Bodies of militants sent to Gantamulla

Grave diggers at Martyrs Graveyard Gantamulla in Baramulla were waiting Wendesday night for the bodies of two militants, said to be non-local, killed in the gunfight at Karan Nagar Srinagar on Tuesday. Police has been routinely sending bodies of non-local militants to the graveyard along the Srinagar-Muzafarabad road from some time.

Thousands attend funeral of soldiers killed in Jammu attack

Thousands attend funeral of soldiers killed in Jammu attack

Mohammad Suhail/ Mushtaq Ahmad Anantnag/ Kupwara: Hundreds of people including women and children on Tuesday thronged Tral’s Reshipora village to mourn the killing of an army soldier and his father in the militant attack on Jammu’s Sunjwan military station. Bodies of Lance Naik Muhammad Iqbal Sheikh and his father Ghulam Mohiuddin reached the village on […]

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