Several injured by pellets during CASO in Shopian’s Ganowpora

Several injured by pellets during CASO in Shopian’s Ganowpora

SHOPIAN: Clashes broke out at Ganowpora village of Shopian on Sunday soon after government forces arrived for a cordon and search operation (CASO). Local youths came out on streets and pelted the government forces with stones, locals said, adding that the forces retaliated with tear smoke shells and pellets. Witnesses said that several persons sustained […]

Protest in Budgam against arrest of 6 youths for ‘stone pelting’

Protest in Budgam against arrest of 6 youths for ‘stone pelting’

BUDGAM: Residents of Soibug in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Saturday staged a protest against the arrest of six youth by government forces. Witnesses told Kashmir Reader that women and men assembled right in front of the entrance of the Army’s Rashtriya Rifles (2RR) camp located in Daharmuma against the detention of their wards. The […]

Army searching woods near Lolab valley after brief encounter

Army searching woods near Lolab valley after brief encounter

Kupwara: A search operation was launched by government forces on Thursday in forested Kandi area of frontier district Kupwara following a gunfight between militants and army. Official sources said that the search operation was launched by army’s 47 RR and 28 RR in Kandi area that is adjacent to the Lolab valley. They said that […]

Protests held in Srinagar by several groups

Protests held in Srinagar by several groups

SRINAGAR: Religious leaders, civil society groups, and students held separate protests in Srinagar on Monday against the rape of a 3-year-old-girl in Sumbal Bandipora and demanded capital punishment to the accused. Members of Jammu and Kashmir Itehaadul Muslimeen, headed by Moulana Masroor Abbas Ansari, assembled at the press enclave to hold a protest. They held […]

Saderkoot massacre accused arrested after 23 years

Saderkoot massacre accused arrested after 23 years

Bandipora: The District and Sessions Judge Bandipora on Wednesday sent one of the accused in the Saderkoot Bala massacre case to judicial custody after he was produced by police before the court today. The accused was arrested on Tuesday after “evading arrest” for 23 years. Police said they had arrested the accused, Wali Mohammad, from […]

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