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18-Mar-2017 Baramulla

Kashmir civilian killed rescuing abducted woman

A 33-year-old man trying to rescue an alleged abducted woman was beaten and drowned in a stream in a north Kashmir village on Saturday, police said here.A police officer said a resident of Rafiabad in Baramulla district had filed a complaint that his wife,...

15-Mar-2017 Kupwara

3 militants and a girl killed in encounter

Three militants and a little girl were killed in an encounter in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday.Sources said that Army and Special Operation Group personnel of Jammu Kashmir Police started an operation in Kalaroos after receiving inputs about...

13-Mar-2017 Pulwama

Unknown gunmen kills former NC Sarpanch in South Kashmir

Former National Conference Sarpanch and maternal uncle of LeT slain militant from Kakapora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Monday morning.The deceased has been identified as Fayaz Ahmed Dar son of Abdul Khaliq...

11-Mar-2017 Budgam

Rs 35 lakh in demonetised notes seized in Kashmir, 2 arrested

Two brothers on Saturday were arrested by railway police in Budgam district of central Kashmir along with scrapped currency notes worth lakhs.According to a police official, two brothers namely Farooq Ahmad Labru and Muhammad Shafi Labru were caught by rail...

09-Mar-2017 Shopian

Pasting of LeT posters gang busted in South Kashmir, says police

Police on Thursday claimed to have cracked a case involving pasting of LeT posters in Shopian district calling for shutdown in the south Kashmir district from 26 February onwards.A police officer told GNS police has arrested main accused while hunt for the...

09-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Militant killed, Army Major injured in Bandipora shootout : Police

A local militant was killed and an army major was injured in a brief shootout near police station in Bandipora Town of northern Kashmir, officials said Thursday.A police officer told GNS that a joint team of army and SOG had laid a naka following specific...

09-Mar-2017 Pulwama

Two militants’ two civilians die in South Kashmir

Two militants and two civilians were killed on Thursday during a gunfight between militants and government forces in Padgampora village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district. Scores of protesters suffered bullet and pellet injuries during pre-and post encounter...

09-Mar-2017 Pulwama

3 killed in Kashmir gunfight

Two militants and a civilian were killed on Thursday during a gunfight between militants and security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.The civilian, identified as Aamir Wani, was killed with a bullet to his neck, the police said.However, it was...

05-Mar-2017 Srinagar

3 killed in J&K gunfight

One policeman and two militants were killed in a gunfight that lasted over 15 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday.Six other security personnel including an army major were injured during the gunfight that started on Saturday evening in Tral...

04-Mar-2017 Shopian

Shopian operation ends without any breakthrough for Army

A joint operation launched by Army and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, against militants on Friday night in Chillipora village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district was called off on Saturday morning after militants reportedly...

03-Mar-2017 Pulwama

30 persons arrested in different night raids in Pulwama

Day’s after Government Minister’s cavalcade was attacked in Ratnipora area of South Kashmir Pulwama district, Government Forces launched a nocturnal crackdown in different areas of the district and arrested 30 persons including Amir-e-Jammat-e-Islami and two...

03-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Civilian killed in Pulwama grenade blast

A civilian was killed and four others, including a paramilitary trooper, wounded in a grenade blast in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Friday.An official said that militants lobbed a grenade at a police party in Murran chowk, resulting in injuries...

28-Feb-2017 Jammu

Vigilance arrests two PWD officials on corruption charges

Vigilance Organization arrested tow officials from Public and Works Department on the charges of corruption.Vigilance Organization said that the arrests were made on the basis of an enquiry conducted into the allegations of glaring irregularities and gross violation...

24-Feb-2017 Jammu

Female intruder killed by BSF in Jammu

A female intruder was killed by border security force (BSF) troops at the International Border (IB) in Akhnoor sector here, police said.According to police, troops of 33 battalion of the BSF on Thursday night killed the intruder near Chak Phagwari border...

23-Feb-2017 Shopian

4 killed in J&K attack

Three soldiers and a civilian were killed on Thursday when security forces were attacked by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.The forcers were returning from a search operation in Kungnoo village when they were attacked."The victims...

20-Feb-2017 Jammu

Kewal Sharma taken into custody by Vigilance Organization

The Vigilance Organization today arrested Kewal Sharma S/O Gian Chand Sharma R/O Kachrial, Tehsil Khour, at present Patta Paloura, Near Petrol Pump, Jammu in case FIR No: 32/215 P/S VOJ which is under investigation against the accused for accumulation of...

18-Feb-2017 Baramulla

Hizb module busted in Sopore; 9 OGWs arrested

With the arrest of a militant Irshad Ahmad Shah resident of Seelu, Sopore in Baramulla, police has busted a network who were spearheading militant activities and recruitment of local boys in Baramulla and Sopore, a police official said.The militant Irshad...

14-Feb-2017 Bandipora

Four soldiers among 8 killed in Kashmir gunfights

Four soldiers and as many militants were killed on Tuesday in two separate gunfights in the Kashmir Valley, officials said.An army officer Maj. S. Dhaiya succumbed to injuries he sustained during an encounter in north Kashmir's Kupwara district succumbed,...

14-Feb-2017 Bandipora

Three soldiers and militant killed in Hajin encounter

In a fierce gunfight three Indian soldiers died while six others were wounded two of them critically in Parra Mohalla Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The militant was also killed in the gun fight who according to police is a non-local...

12-Feb-2017 Poonch

Man tampering with border fencing on LoC apprehended

A man tampering with the border fencing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district was shot at and apprehended by the army on Sunday, said defence officials."Suspicious movement of a person attempting to cut the electrical cable...

04-Feb-2017 Sopore

Two militants killed in Sopore

In a brief gunfight two militants were killed on Saturday morning in Amargarh area of Sopore town in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Sources said that after receiving the inputs about the militant movement a naka was laid in Amargarh area. The militants...

02-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Govt school building among three structures gutted in fire mishaps

Three structures including a government school building were  gutted in separate fire incidents in Kashmir Valley, police said.A police spokesman in a statement issue here said that fire broke out at Sheeri, Baramulla in which two shops belonging to Ilayas...

02-Feb-2017 Doda

Police arrest youth after killing parents and a neighbour

Police Thursday arrested a 24 years old youth after stabbing his parents to death. The assailant also killed his neighbour and critically wounded two tenants who tried to save the old parents from his wrath. The incident occurred in Thathri area of Doda district...

27-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Another school burnt down in Kupwara

Unidentified persons have burnt down a school in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, officials told news agency GNS Friday.They said that the fire erupted in boys High school Radbugh during intervening night of 26/27 January and gutted entire administrative block,...

26-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Six soldiers die in Kashmir avalanche

The Army said on Thursday it lost six soldiers in two avalanches which hit army posts and patrols on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district."Six soldiers were killed in two separate avalanche tragedies in Gurez sector of the...

24-Jan-2017 Ganderbal

Gunfight erupts in Kashmir

A gunfight erupted between security forces and militants on Tuesday in north Kashmir's Ganderbal district.As soon as the security forces cordoned off Hadoora village following information about the presence of the militants, they were fired at, triggering...

19-Jan-2017 Bandipora

Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight

One militant was killed and a soldier was injured on Thursday during a gunfight in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.Following a tip-off, security personnel surrounded the Khosa Mohalla area.This triggered the gunfight, leaving the militant...

16-Jan-2017 Ganderbal

Durg-addict father kills baby, Police register murder case

Police on Monday arrested a man for allegedly tossing up her 11 months old baby girl on the wall during a scuffle with his wife in Bumloora village of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. The deceased baby was identified as Aleema Javaid.Locals residents quoting...

15-Jan-2017 Anantnag

Gunfight in Kashmir's Anantnag district

A gun battle erupted between security forces and militants on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.Police said that as soon as the security forces cordoned off Awoora near Pahalgam town following information about the presence of the militants,...

14-Jan-2017 Bandipora

Bandipora police solves 3 kidnapping cases, 2 arrested

Bandipora police has solved three kidnapping cases in the shortest time and arrested two kidnappers.On 27th of December 2016, Police Station Pethkote received a complaint from Farooq Ahmad Lone son of Abdul Aziz resident of Badebait Mantirigam stating that his...

13-Jan-2017 Pulwama

SOG man injured in ‘militant’ attack

Unidentified gunman allegedly fired upon a cop, injuring him critically in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.    Sources that a Special Operation Group man Nayeem Ahmed Bhat Belt Number 1278 was guarding the road in an armoured vehicle at Rajpora...

11-Jan-2017 Jammu

Army foils infiltration bid, kills two militants

Two infiltrating militants were killed on Wednesday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district as the army foiled an infiltration bid, said defence sources.A group of heavily-armed militants was challenged by alert troops on the...

10-Jan-2017 Bandipora

Militant killed in Hajin

During a cordon and search operation, a militant was killed while another managed to escape from the spot in Hajin area of Sonawari tehsil of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.Sources said that after receiving inputs about the presence of a group of militants...

09-Jan-2017 Akhnoor

Suspected militants kill 3 GREF men

Three General Reserve Engineer Force personnel were killed after unidentified gunmen attacked a GREF camp in Jammu district on Monday morning. The attack took place in Battal area near the Line of Control that divides India and Pakistan, police said.Divulging...

09-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Court acquits murder accused due to lack of evidences

In view of the ‘unconvincing’ and ‘inconsistent’ evidence, Principal District and Sessions Judge (PD&SJ) Srinagar, Rashid Ali Dar ‘acquitted’ murder accused Iqbal Banday  in connection with the murder of his wife.The court after perusing the case...

05-Jan-2017 Sopore

January 6, 1993:When BSF shot dead 57 innocent civilians

Justice continues to elude to the victim families of gory Sopore Massacre from past 23 years  whose near and dear ones lose their lives at the hands of Border Security Forces personnel in Apple town Sopore in North Kashmir way back in January 6, 1993. At...

03-Jan-2017 Sopore

LeT guerrilla killed in Kashmir ambush

A Pakistani guerrilla from the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in an ambush by the security forces at the outskirts of north Kashmir's Sopore town on Tuesday.Abu Umar Khatab was killed after the army and police laid an ambush in Haritar Tarzoo...

01-Jan-2017 Poonch

On new year, India and Pakistan trade fire on LoC

The Pakistan Army on Sunday resorted to unprovoked firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.Police said the Pakistanis resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions at three places."The Indian Army retaliated...

31-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Year 2016 witnesses 371 killings in Kashmir

Like preceding years, the year 2016 also turned out to be a blood-drenching year for the people of Kashmir. The year witnessed the killing of 371 people including civilians, militants and security personnel. The year also witnessed the longest ever shutdown...

30-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Year 2016 : Army kills 109 ‘unidentified’ militants in Kashmir

This year Government Forces particularity Army  killed 144 militants out of 109 are those whose identity have not been ascertained yet. Last year also the number of unidentified militants killed in Valley has crossed 100 mark.The statistics shows that...

29-Dec-2016 Srinagar

2 injured in gunfight in J&K

Two army soldiers were injured in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday in an operation against the militants, police said.The incident occurred when following a tip off, security forces surrounded Shahgund (Hajin) village of Bandipora district early morning. There...

27-Dec-2016 Srinagar

786 causalities in three years

Like preceding years, the year 2016 also turned out to be a blood-drenching year for the people of Kashmir. The year witnessed the killing of 371 people including 144 militants, 63 Army men, 11 CRPF, 18 policemen, 8 BSF and one SSB man. All but 126 civilians...

19-Dec-2016 Kupwara

A year on:Missing trio from North Kashmir still untraced

The family members of three missing persons from border district Kupwara in North Kashmir have alleged that police have “miserably failed” to trace Ghulam Jeelani Khatana, Mir Hussain Khatana and Ali Muhammad Sheikh of Dardpora Kralgund who are missing since...

17-Dec-2016 Pampore

Highway attack leaves three Indian soldiers dead

Three soldiers were killed and two others injured in a militant attack on an army convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway in Saffron town Pampore of Pulwama district in South Kashmir on Saturday.Reliable sources told news agency CNS that three youth on a motorcycle...

17-Dec-2016 Srinagar

3 soldiers killed in Kashmir attack

Three soldiers were killed after gunmen opened fire on an army convoy in south Kashmir's Pulwana district, the army said on Saturday.According to security officials, militants fired incessantly at the vehicles carrying army men near the Kadlabal area of Pampore.The...

16-Dec-2016 Mendhar

After lull, India Pak armies exchange fire

After a brief lull, Indian and Pakistani troopers exchanged fire along the Line of Control on Friday morning. Reports said that the armies of India and Pakistan on Friday morning exchanged fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and...

16-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Bank Robbery Incidents:Demonetization leaves militants cashless : Vaid

After a couple of bank robbery incidents in Valley, Jammu Kashmir Police Friday said that militants operating in Kashmir are shot of money and to fatten their coffers they have started looting the banks here.“Demonetization badly affected the militants operating...

15-Dec-2016 Budgam

Man gets lifer for raping and murdering two minor girls in Budgam

Court of Principal District and Sessions Judge Budgam has sentenced a man Kamal Jeet Singh alias Rinku son of Aya Sing, resident of Attina Beerwah area of Central Kashmir’s District Budgam for rigorous imprisonment for life for raping and murdering two minor...

15-Dec-2016 Pulwama

Third bank robbery in Pulwama

After breaking into the bank branches at Rohmu and Aarihal areas, unidentified armed men on Thursday looted Jammu Kashmir Bank’s branch at Ratnipora village of the South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.This was the third such bank robbery incident in the district....

09-Dec-2016 Anantnag

Two charred bodies recovered from encounter site

After 42 hours long gunfight between the government forces and the alleged militants who according to police were trapped inside the house, two charred bodies were recovered from the blasted house in Husanpora Arawani area of Bijbehara town of South Kashmir’s...

09-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Two bodies found, gunfight ends in south Kashmir

A prolonged gunfight that began on Wednesday night between security forces and militants in a south Kashmir village ended on Friday morning and two bodies have been recovered, officials said.A police officer said security forces used explosives to demolish...

08-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Gunmen loot at least Rs 10 lakh from bank in Pulwama

Masked armed men yet again on Thursday looted cash from the branch of a Jammu Kashmir Bank in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.A police official said that four gunmen arrived in two vehicles and looted eight to ten lakh rupees after forcing their entry into...

08-Dec-2016 Anantnag

Gunfight starts in south Kashmir

Mobile phone services were suspended in parts of Kashmir on Thursday as a fierce gunfight raged between militants and security forces in the southern district of Anantnag.Though there was no official order on the suspension of telephone service in Anantnag...

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