Baramulla shuts to mourn militant killing

Baramulla shuts to mourn militant killing

Baramulla: A day after a militant hailing from Baramulla town was killed by government forces in Gund Brath village of Sopore, a shutdown was observed in the town on Thursday. Shops and other business centres remain closed throughout the day while public transport was also off the roads. To avoid any untoward incident, the district […]

Local militant killed in ‘fierce’ Sopore encounter

Local militant killed in ‘fierce’ Sopore encounter

Baramulla: A youth from Old Town Baramulla who had, according to local sources, joined Lashkar-e-Taiba’s militant ranks last month, was killed in what police described as a “fierce” encounter with government forces in Gund Brath village of Sopore on Wednesday. Official sources said that government forces including army’s 22RR, SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police, […]

Militants in JK facing ‘leadership crisis’: Rajnath

Militants in JK facing ‘leadership crisis’: Rajnath

New Delhi: There is a “crisis of leadership and resources” among militants in Jammu and Kashmir and the security forces have kept the ultras under check, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in Rajya Sabha on Monday. Replying to supplementaries during the Question Hour, the minister said an NIA probe is on into the February 14 […]

Hizb militant killed in encounter at Shopian orchard

Hizb militant killed in encounter at Shopian orchard

Shopian: A local Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant was killed in an early morning encounter that took place in an apple orchard at Narwani village in Shopian district on Friday. A militant hideout in the orchard was also busted by government forces during the operation, police said. The slain militant was identified as Sameer Ahmad Seh, son of […]

800 militants killed in J&K between 2014-18: GoI

800 militants killed in J&K between 2014-18: GoI

New Delhi: Government forces have killed 800 militants since 2014, of which 249 were in 2018, the Government of India (GoI) told the Parliament on Wednesday. In a written response to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Shripad Naik said 104 militants were killed in 2014, 97 in […]

119 militants, 24 troops killed this year: Govt

119 militants, 24 troops killed this year: Govt

New Delhi: A total of 119 militants were killed so far this year in Jammu and Kashmir by security forces, which also lost 24 personnel, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said that 252 militants were killed in Jammu and Kashmir in 2018 when 44 security […]

4 of 5 militants in Pulwama attack killed, 1 arrested: govt

4 of 5 militants in Pulwama attack killed, 1 arrested: govt

New Delhi: Four out of the five militants involved in the Pulwama terror attack were killed, while one was arrested by security forces, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday. Reddy said in the Lok Sabha that a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed the links of […]

Militant killed in Budgam buried in Gantamulla graveyard

Militant killed in Budgam buried in Gantamulla graveyard

Baramulla: An unidentified non-local militant slain by government forces in a brief gunfight in Budgam district on Friday morning was buried in Martyrs graveyard in Gantamulla area of Baramulla, later in the night. Witnesses said that body was shifted by police to the graveyard late in the night on Friday and buried in a grave […]

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