Two Baramulla youth join militant ranks

Two Baramulla youth join militant ranks

Baramulla: Days after picture of a youth from Old Town, Baramulla holding an AK47 rifle appeared on social media, pictures of two more youth from the northern Kashmir district have surfaced on social media, announcing their plunge into militancy. One of the youth, Uzair Amin Bhat is again a resident of Old Town, Baramulla while […]

Possible change in militant recruitment pattern as four youth go missing from Shopian, Pulwama

Possible change in militant recruitment pattern as four youth go missing from Shopian, Pulwama

SHOPIAN: Amid Operation All-out and heavy fatalities in the militancy with continuous forces operations, new recruitments have now started in South Kashmir despite this being the harshest part of winter, a period which previously would see no militant newcomers due to the severe weather conditions and the lowered availability of shelter. Last year was Kashmir’s […]

Forces take out area domination patrol in Rajouri

Forces take out area domination patrol in Rajouri

Jammu: A long area domination patrol was Sunday taken out in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police spokesperson said. Officers and other ranks of police and central paramilitary forces took part in the area domination patrol which started from district police lines and passed through Gujjar Mandi, Abdullah bridge, old town, Tariq bridge, […]

Our focus on youth not joining militancy in Kashmir: Army chief

Our focus on youth not joining militancy in Kashmir: Army chief

Pathankot: Army chief Bipin Rawat on Monday said while the government’s policy was that those triggering militancy in Kashmir should be neutralised, the Army’s focus was to ensure that the Kashmiri youths do not join militancy. The Army chief said infiltration was going on from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. The […]

Sumlar gunfight: ‘Seven’ families claim bodies of five militants

Sumlar gunfight: ‘Seven’ families claim bodies of five militants

Bandipora: As many as seven families are claiming the bodies of five militants killed in a gunfight in Sumlar Bandipora last week. A day after five families claimed the killed militants as their kin, another family on Wednesday approached the district authorities staking claim to one of the slain militants. Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, however, said […]

3 more militants, army soldier killed in Tangdar

3 more militants, army soldier killed in Tangdar

Kupwara: The army claimed to have killed three more militants on the second day of its operation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdar sector of Kupwara on Monday. An army soldier also lost his life during the gunfight with militants, Srinagar-based army spokesperson Colonel Rajash Kalia said. Official sources said that after the […]

Families of 2 missing Hajin youth appeal for their return

Families of 2 missing Hajin youth appeal for their return

HAJIN: Family members of two youths from Hajin area of Bandipora district, who are missing since August 31, have appealed authorities to help them in tracing the youth. The families also appealed their sons to return home. Mohammad Saqib Bilal, 17, son of Bilal Ahmad Sheikh and Mudasir Rashid, 15, son of Abdul Rashid Parray, […]

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 […]

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