Police working on new mantra in JK: Catch them alive

Police working on new mantra in JK: Catch them alive

Srinagar: “Catch them alive” is the new mantra in Jammu and Kashmir as government forces, which have killed over 70 militants in the last seven months, shift gear to focus on finding new recruits and motivating them to return to their families, senior officials said. The strategy of police and security agencies is to cut […]

Police to procure modern surveillance equipment for operations

Police to procure modern surveillance equipment for operations

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police will procure various modern equipments such as under vehicle surveillance systems, deep search metal detectors and explosive detectors for security-related operations in the state. The police department earlier floated tenders for procuring micro unmanned aerial vehicles fitted with night vision equipment for security, surveillance and detection operations in the […]

Bodies of 4 militants recovered in Handwara

Bodies of 4 militants recovered in Handwara

Handwara: The army on Saturday recovered bodies of four non-local militants from Brinjal forest area in Vilgam Handwara. The army said that the operation was now over but searches were continuing in the area for sign of any more militants. The four non-local militants are believed to be from the Jaish-e-Mohammad. They were killed on […]

3 militants killed in Kupwara: army

3 militants killed in Kupwara: army

Handwara: The army claimed to have killed three militants who had infiltrated the Line of Control in a gunfight at Brinjal forest area of Vilgam in Handwara area of Kupwara district on Friday. An army official said soldiers of 15 RR intercepted a group of militants believed to be infiltrators at Brinjal forest adjacent to […]

Three weapons go missing from hotel in Srinagar

Three weapons go missing from hotel in Srinagar

Srinagar: Three weapons have gone missing from a police guardroom at a hotel in Srinagar’s Dalgate on Thursday evening. A police spokesperson said that the three rifles including two INSAS and SLR went missing and they are investigating into it. The official said that four policemen were deployed at the hotel and of them two […]

Militants fire at army in Tral

Militants fire at army in Tral

ANANTNAG: An army patrol came under fire from militants in Shikargah forest area of Tral early Wednesday morning. No one was injured during the firing and the militants however managed to escape, even though government forces tried to locate them in the forest area for a couple of hours. According to police sources, a team […]

Rifle snatched from cop at KU

Rifle snatched from cop at KU

Srinagar: Suspected militants decamped with a rifle from a guard post at the main gate of the Kashmir University in Hazratbal area of the city, police said on Wednesday. “A rifle was snatched from the guard post at the Kashmir University near Rumi Gate. The guards were deployed at the university on deputation from the […]

SPO killed, head constable injured in militant firing at Bijbehara

SPO killed, head constable injured in militant firing at Bijbehara

Bijbehara: A Special Police Officer (SPO) was killed and a head constable seriously injured after militants opened fire at the vehicle they were travelling in, here in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district on Tuesday. The slain SPO has been identified as Bilal Ahmad Shah of Verinag, Anantnag district. The injured head constable is Abdul Rasheed […]

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