Uncle, mother narrate sequence of events

Uncle, mother narrate sequence of events

Hajin: Abdul Hameed Mir, 60, the uncle of the killed 12-year-old Aatif Mir, was also held hostage by the militants in the two-storey house where he lived in Hajin. He told Kashmir Reader that the militants had been hiding in the house for the past three days. “It was about 9am (Thursday) when army men […]

Geelani condemns killing of minor boy in Hajin

Geelani condemns killing of minor boy in Hajin

Srinagar: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Friday condemned the killing of a minor boy in north Kashmir’s Hajin during a gunfight between the militants and government forces. Paying tributes to the slain militants in Sopore, Hajin and Shopian, Hurriyat chairman in a statement said: “New Delhi through its forces has crossed all the […]

Sehrai expresses grief

Sehrai expresses grief

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Friday expressed grief over the killing of a minor boy in Hajin gunfight, saying people in Kashmir continue to suffer due to unresolved Kashmir issue. In a statement, Sehrai said that it is painful to see the loss of precious human lives every day. “New Delhi’s stubbornness […]

ML pays tributes

Srinagar: Muslim League on Friday paid tributes to a minor boy killed in Hajin gunfight and the slain militants. According to a statement, ML general secretary M. Rafiq Ganaie while paying tributes to slain militants in Sopore, Hajin, Bandipora and Ratnipora said, “Our brave youth are sacrificing their prime youth for the Kashmir cause and […]

2 militants killed, army officer, SHO among five injured in Baramulla encounters

2 militants killed, army officer, SHO among five injured in Baramulla encounters

Baramulla: In two separate encounters in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday, two militants were killed while an army officer and a police station house officer (SHO) were among five government forces’ personnel injured. Sources said that government forces including army’s 22 RR, SOG of police, and paramilitary CRPF cordoned off village Warpora in Sopore […]

Militant killed in Hajin as govt forces tackle ‘hostage situation’

Militant killed in Hajin as govt forces tackle ‘hostage situation’

Bandipora: A civilian was rescued and a militant killed in an ongoing encounter on Thursday in Bandipora’s Hajin area that police described as a hostage situation. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Bandipora Rahul Malik told Kashmir Reader that an elderly civilian, who is also reported to be the owner of the house from which the […]

India hasn’t forgotten, will not forget Pulwama attack: NSA Doval

India hasn’t forgotten, will not forget Pulwama attack: NSA Doval

Gurgaon: India has neither forgotten nor will forget the Pulwama attack and the country’s leadership is “capable and courageous” to mete out effective responses to such acts, NSA Ajit Doval said Tuesday. Speaking for the first time about the attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed on February 14 in Jammu and Kashmir, the […]

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