CRPF man killed as militants escape from Pulwama gunfight

CRPF man killed as militants escape from Pulwama gunfight

Pulwama: A paramilitary CRPF man was killed and a civilian was injured during a nocturnal gunfight between government forces and militants, here in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. The militants, believed to be three in number, after engaging forces in a gunfight managed to escape. They also decamped with the service rifle of the slain […]

Father, son detained after militants fired from their house

Father, son detained after militants fired from their house

AWANTIPORA: A father-son duo was arrested by police on Friday after suspected militants fired upon a security forces group late Thursday night in Awantipora area of Pulwama district. Police said no one was injured in the attack and they had identified the house from where the shots were fired. The arrested father and son have […]

Shopian shutdown enters 13th day

Shopian shutdown enters 13th day

Shopian: District Shopian remained shut down on Wednesday for the 13th consecutive day against the civilian and militant killings of the last two weeks in different forces’ actions in South Kashmir, particularly Shopian. The shutdown call was spontaneous, not given by the resistance leadership. Shutdown days in Shopian have reached up to 49 this year, […]

Militants escape from Turkwangam gunfight

Militants escape from Turkwangam gunfight

SHOPIAN: As happened in Khudwani in Kulgam, militants escaped after exchange of gunfire for about four hours in Turkwangam village of Shopian on Wednesday night. A house was completely razed to ground and two houses and two cowsheds were heavily damaged during the gunfight. A teenage boy had been killed and at least 25 wounded […]

Kulgam doctor arrested with AK 47 in his car

Kulgam doctor arrested with AK 47 in his car

Anantnag: A doctor was arrested after an AK-47 automatic rifle and a pistol was found in his car, late Saturday evening here in Kulgam district, police said. The doctor and his family are saying that he had given lift to an unknown person in his car and that person fled when the car was stopped […]

Militants fire at army convoy in Shopian, no injuries

Militants fire at army convoy in Shopian, no injuries

Shopian: An army convoy passing through Kachdora area in Shopian district came under gunfire from suspected militants on Monday noon. The army soldiers retaliated with their own gunfire but the militants escaped and there were no reports of injuries on either side. A search operation was launched in the area by a joint team of […]

Militants break cordon in Hajin

Militants break cordon in Hajin

Srinagar: Two militants managed to flee the cordon and search operation launched by government forces in the wee hours of Fridayin Bandipora’s Hajin. An official said that at least two militants were trapped in cordon launched around Khos Mohalla area of Hajin at 3 in the morning. Witnesses said that the exchange of gunfire continued […]

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