Day-long clashes in Sopore amid shutdown called by JRL

Day-long clashes in Sopore amid shutdown called by JRL

Sopore: Amid a complete shutdown observed in Sopore and Zaingeer areas on the call of the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) to protest the killing of Hurriyat activist Hakim-Ul-Rehman Sultani, clashes took place throughout the day between youths and government forces, in which a youth was injured. Hakim-Ul-Rehman Sultani was killed on September 8 by unknown […]

Shutdown continues in Handwara, protest after Friday prayers

Shutdown continues in Handwara, protest after Friday prayers

Handwara: A complete shutdown was observed in north Kashmir’s Handwara and Langate towns on Friday against the killing of two local militants – Liyaqat Ahmad Lone of Harwan Sopore and Furqan Rashid Lone of Handwara – iun a gunfight earlier this week. Shops and other business centres including private schools remained closed on fourth consecutive […]

Militants killed in Sopore gunfight buried in Gantamulla graveyard

Militants killed in Sopore gunfight buried in Gantamulla graveyard

Baramulla: Two non-local militants killed in a gunfight with government forces on Thursday in Sopore town were buried at Martyrs Graveyard at Gantamulla Baramulla late night. Sources said that bodies of the two were taken to police lines in Baramulla from where they were shifted to martyrs graveyard at Gantamulla Baramulla at around 10 pm […]

3 Jaish militants on the run near Katra killed in fierce gun battle

3 Jaish militants on the run near Katra killed in fierce gun battle

SRINAGAR: A six-hour-long gunfight in Kakriyal area, near Katra, in Reasi district ended on Thursday afternoon with the killing of three Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants who had fired from a truck upon a CRPF checkpost on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. The militants had fled from the truck and escaped into nearby villages at Jhajjar Kotli on Wednesday. […]

Liyaqat killed on day of sister’s wedding

Liyaqat killed on day of sister’s wedding

Sopore: The killing of Lashkar militant Liyaqat Ahmad Lone took place on the day his sister was getting married, and a day after his brother had got married. The news of the killing made the Lone family announce that his sister’s marriage had been postponed. Liyaqat, 34, resident of Lone Mohalla at Harwan village of […]

Lashkar militant killed, cop injured in Anantnag shootout

Lashkar militant killed, cop injured in Anantnag shootout

Anantnag: A Lashkar militant from Kulgam was killed and a policeman injured in a brief shootout between policemen and militants here in Ranipora area of Achabal in Anantnag district Friday night. The slain militant was identified as Bilal Ahmad Dar, resident of Yaripora area in Kulgam district. Dar was an active militant for some three […]

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