Local journalist beaten up by mob

Local journalist beaten up by mob

Anantnag: Agitated locals manhandled and beat up a local scribe, working as a stringer for a New Delhi based news channel. The journalist had reached the site of the gunfight early Sunday morning to report the encounter when the incident took place. He told Kashmir Reader that someone from the crowd pointed at him and […]

Clashes amid shutdown in Pulwama after killing of Jaish militants

Clashes amid shutdown in Pulwama after killing of Jaish militants

PAMPORE: People in Khanmoh and other areas of Pulwama on Sunday observed a complete shutdown to mourn the killing of two Jaish-e-Mohammad militants. Clashes also erupted in Rajpora area of Pulwama district where youths assembled at Rajpora Chowk and blocked the road for some time before pelting government forces with stones. The forces retaliated by […]

‘Attack on fourth estate’

‘Attack on fourth estate’

SRINAGAR: All prominent journalist bodies in Kashmir on Tuesday condemned the murderous attack on three photojournalists and a reporter by government forces in Shirmal area of Shopian. Photojournalists Waseem Andrabi, Mir Burhan, Nisar ul Haq and Junaid Gulzar who had gone to south Kashmir’s Shopian to cover an encounter between government forces and militants when […]

This has become a routine: KEG

This has become a routine: KEG

Srinagar: The Kashmir Editors’ Guild (KEG) demanded a quick and time-bound investigation into the pellet firing by government forces on four journalists in Shopian on Tuesday. The editors’ body strongly condemned the use of pellets against journalists who were performing their professional duties in covering the protests near the encounter site in Shopian. In a […]

Protests rock Habba Kadal after youth injured

Protests rock Habba Kadal after youth injured

Srinagar: Intense protests rocked Habba Kadal area of downtown Srinagar after a local youth was hit by a stone thrown allegedly by a CRPF personnel. The youth identified as Muhammad Younis son of Bashir Ahmed was critically injured and shifted to SMHS hospital for treatment. The family of Younis said that a CRPF man lobbed […]

Massive CASO in Shopian orchards yields nothing

Massive CASO in Shopian orchards yields nothing

Shopian: A massive cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) was launched in the orchards and paddy fields in this south Kashmir district on Sunday. The operation was conducted jointly by army’s 44 RR, police, and paramilitary CRPF early in the morning at Heff-Shirmal village and adjoining orchards. Government forces suspected the presence of hideouts of militants in the area. […]

Unsettling sights of 2018: Execution videos, confessions, resignations

Unsettling sights of 2018: Execution videos, confessions, resignations

Anantnag: 2018 has been the bloodiest year in Kashmir in a decade, but the spilling of blood is not the only suffering its people have endured – there has also been an unprecedented number of abductions and execution videos. After a major gunfight on April 1, in which 13 militants, 4 civilians and 3 government […]

After hearing gunshots, CASO launched in Baramulla forest

After hearing gunshots, CASO launched in Baramulla forest

BARAMULLA: Government forces on Sunday launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Satarseran-Dandmoha forest area of Kandi in this north Kashmir district following after hearing some gunshots. Sources said that army’s 52-RR and SOG of police launched CASO and sealed all the entry and exit points of the small forest range. A senior police officer said they […]

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