3 CASOs in Shopian, one still on

3 CASOs in Shopian, one still on

SHOPIAN: A day after Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants killed four policemen in Shopian district, government forces conducted searches in three villages in the area. A cordon and search operation (CASO) was still underway at Trenz village when this report was filed. A team of government forces including 43 RR of army, central reserve police force (CRPF), […]

Dawn to dusk cordon and search in 5 Shopian villages

Dawn to dusk cordon and search in 5 Shopian villages

SHOPIAN: Government forces on Sunday conducted a 12-hour-long search and cordon operation (CASO) in at least five villages situated near a major army establishment at Balpora (headquarters of 12 Sector RR/ Brigade) in Shopian district. However, the government troops could find no militant in the villages. Villagers informed Kashmir Reader that at 4am in the […]

As death count rises in Shopian, so does number of militants

As death count rises in Shopian, so does number of militants

Shopian: The harder it is being repressed, the more militancy is rising in Shopian. Relentless military operations, setting up of new army camps, and intimidation of locals has only led to more youth joining militant ranks from this south Kashmir district. As compared to 24 Shopian youths who joined militant ranks last year (2017), 30 […]

Shopian school functioning from rented premises since 1966

Shopian school functioning from rented premises since 1966

Shopian: Established in 1966, a vital government school at Dangarpora village in Turkwangam hamlet of district Shopian has been without its own building since its establishment. The rented space provided by the authorities is too small and lacking in basic infrastructure. Education Department insiders told Kashmir Reader that this school was established over fifty years […]

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