2 Lashkar militants smoked out of house, gunned down in Sangam

2 Lashkar militants smoked out of house, gunned down in Sangam

Photojournalists thrashed by police at gunfight site Anantnag: Two militants of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), one of them a businessman from Pampore town who had gone missing some 10 days back, were killed on Friday in a brief gunfight with government forces here in Sangam area of south Kashmir’s Awantipora police district. The slain militants have […]

Militant slain in Anantnag gunfight buried in Handwara

Militant slain in Anantnag gunfight buried in Handwara

Baramulla: A militant killed in Anantnag shootout on Wednesday, in which five CRPF personnel were also killed, was buried in a graveyard at Wadoora Bala area of north Kashmir’s Handwara area on Thursday night. Official sources said that police first moved the body of the unidentified militant to Baramulla for burial at Gantamulla Baramulla but […]

Militant killed in Sopore buried quietly in Gantamulla

Militant killed in Sopore buried quietly in Gantamulla

Baramulla: A militant killed by government forces in Wadoora area of Sopore on Tuesday evening, was buried quietly few hours after his killing at Gantamulla. Sources said that the body of the militant was shifted to martyrs graveyard at Gantamulla Baramulla on Tuesday night by police, few hours after his killing, and buried in a […]

Peace, ending militancy our top priority: State BJP

Peace, ending militancy our top priority: State BJP

SRINAGAR: The state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said peace and elimination of militancy is party’s top priority in Kashmir. Addressing a press conference here at Press Club Srinagar, BJP state spokesperson Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo said, “The Mandate 2019 in Jammu and Kashmir has given Bhartiya Janata Party a whopping 47 percent […]

Another encounter in Shopian: militant, ‘associate’ killed

Another encounter in Shopian: militant, ‘associate’ killed

SHOPIAN: A militant and his “active associate” were killed in a nocturnal shootout with government forces while a third militant escaped under the cover of darkness at Molu-Chitragam village of Shopian district, police said on Monday. A Tavera vehicle jumped the check point established by army’s 44 Rashtriya Rifles on the Shopian-Turkwangam Road and fired […]

Militant slain in Tral identified by Shopian family

Militant slain in Tral identified by Shopian family

SHOPIAN: A Shopian militant who was killed in an encounter at Tral on Friday was laid to rest at his native village Amshipora on Sunday after he was identified by his family. The militant was identified as Junaid Ahmad Bhat, son of Muhammad Ayoib, resident of Amshipora village in Shopian district. Two militants were killed […]

‘101 militants killed, 50 new recruits in Kashmir this year’

‘101 militants killed, 50 new recruits in Kashmir this year’

SRINAGAR: Over 100 militants, including 23 foreigners, have been killed in Kashmir in the first five months of 2019, but what is keeping the security establishment worried is the large number of new recruits, officials said Sunday. According to them, 50 youngsters have joined various militant outfits since March and the security establishment needs to […]

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