Non-local militant killed in Rafiabad buried soon after

Non-local militant killed in Rafiabad buried soon after

Baramulla: An unidentified militant who was killed by the army in a brief encounter in Watergam village of Rafiabad on Friday was buried in the martyrs’ graveyard at Gantamulla Baramulla only after a few hours of his killing. Sources said that the body of the militant was shifted to the graveyard at Gantamulla late on […]

Unidentified militant killed in Sopore shootout

Unidentified militant killed in Sopore shootout

Srinagar: A militant was killed in a brief shootout in north Kashmir’s Sopore on late Friday evening. According to reports that militants and government forces exchanged fire resulting in the brief encounter at Sopore Watergam. Army and police cordoned off the village and started a search operation during which firing incident occurred. Reports said that […]

Chemicals being used to disfigure, mutilate bodies of militants: Mehbooba

Chemicals being used to disfigure, mutilate bodies of militants: Mehbooba

Anantnag: Former J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday accused security forces of using “chemicals” to mutilate the bodies of militants, in an attempt to counter large gatherings at funerals of militants. Mufti was in Anantnag today to address a gathering of party workers in the run-up to Lok Sabha elections for the Anantnag seat, […]

Alert in Srinagar over threat of militant attack on highway

Alert in Srinagar over threat of militant attack on highway

Srinagar: Srinagar city was put on heightened alert on Sunday with a few roads being barricaded, security forces’ installations being highly secured, and searches carried out in residential neighbourhoods after an intelligence input about a militant attack. The alert was sounded Saturday night and soon after government forces sealed a few roads including the Batamaloo […]

LS Polls: No electioneering yet in dangerous Shopian, Pulwama districts

LS Polls: No electioneering yet in dangerous Shopian, Pulwama districts

Anantnag: Threats from militants warning people to not participate in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections seem to have had their intended effect in Pulwama and Shopian districts in south Kashmir, which are yet to witness any political activity organised by any of the mainstream parties. There have thus far been no rallies or even closed-door […]

Dedicate vote for ‘air strike’ men: Modi to first-time voters

Dedicate vote for ‘air strike’ men: Modi to first-time voters

Ausa (Maha): Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday appeared treading on sensitive ground, as he asked first-time voters to dedicate their vote to those who carried out the air strike in Balakot. “Can your first vote be dedicated to those who carried out the air strike,” Modi said, appealing to first-time voters at a poll rally […]

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