Militants escape in Hajin after brief gunfight

Militants escape in Hajin after brief gunfight

Bandipora: A group of militants believed to be four to five in number managed to give the slip to government forces after a brief gun-battle in Hajin town of Bandipora district on Friday. In Mir Mohalla locality of Hajin town, a brief exchange of gunfire, beginning from the militants’ side, took place at about 6am […]

Militants fire on army in Handwara, soldier killed

Militants fire on army in Handwara, soldier killed

Handwara: An army soldier was killed in a brief gunfight with militants in Handwara’s Qaziabad village on Friday. Army’s official spokesperson said Rifleman Ram Babu Shahi sustained bullet injury during the gun battle at Kachlo, in Baramulla district. He was provided immediate first-aid and evacuated to 92 Base Hospital, but succumbed to his injuries. 
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4 army men injured in Nowgam gunfight

4 army men injured in Nowgam gunfight

Cross-border firing at night in Tangdar Handwara: At least 4 army men were injured in a gunfight with a group of “infiltrators” in Nowgam sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in police district Handwara on Thursday morning. Official sources said that army’s 8 Bihar regiment posted near Sangam post detected suspicious movement on Thursday […]

Shutdown continues in Langate town against militant’s killing

Shutdown continues in Langate town against militant’s killing

Baramulla: A complete shutdown was observed for second consecutive day on Sunday in Langate town of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district against the killing of a local militant by army along with four other militants at Vigi Top hills in Rafiabad, Sopore in this north Kashmir district a few days ago. The family of […]

35-A row: India trying to change JK’s demography says Malik

35-A row: India trying to change JK’s demography says Malik

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairperson Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday said that the people of Kashmir were striving for the right to self determination, and any attempts to tinker with the state subject laws would have grave ramifications. Malik said that under the garb of tinkering with Article 35A, the Bharatiya Janata Party […]

35-A row: Kashmir solution only in UN resolution says Mirwaiz

35-A row: Kashmir solution only in UN resolution says Mirwaiz

Srinagar: In his Friday address at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid today, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said that neither the Government of India nor the Supreme Court of India had powers to alter the disputed nature of the territory of Jammu & Kashmir. “We want to make it clear that no court has the powers to dilute […]

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