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22-Jun-2017 Pulwama

Militants killed in Kakapora encounter were new recruits

Two of the three militants killed in Kakapora encounter in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district had recently joined militant ranks while one of them was a two years old militant who had joined Lashkar-e-Toiba shortly after Udhampur attack in August 2015 that...

22-Jun-2017 Pulwama

Three militants, a civilian killed in South Kashmir

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were killed in an overnight encounter with government forces in Kakapora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir on Thursday while a civilian also died in the post encounter clashes. Another civilian is battling life in the...

22-Jun-2017 Pulwama

3 militants killed, army officer injured in J&K

Three militants were killed and an Army Major was injured on Thursday in a gunfight between the holed up militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.The militants were killed in Kakapora area in a joint operation by the security...

21-Jun-2017 Sopore

Two Hizb militants killed in North Kashmir encounter

Two local militants were killed in an overnight encounter in North Kashmir’s Apple town Sopore.The encounter broke out at a Sopore hamlet Pazalpora where a few day’s back, suspected militants had target the army garrison with a grenade, inviting sharp reactions...

21-Jun-2017 Sopore

HM commander among two militants killed in Sopore

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants including a district commander were killed in an encounter with police and security forces in Pazalpora area of Sopore in Baramulla district today early morning.Police spokesman in a statement to KNS said that acting on a...

17-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Militants offer ‘gun salute' at LeT commander's funeral in Kashmir

Several armed militants on Saturday appeared at the funeral of Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Junaid Mattoo in south Kashmir's Kulgam district and offered a "gun salute" as tens of hundreds attended the funeral.Mattoo was killed along with two of his associates...

17-Jun-2017 Kulgam

Bodies of three militants recovered in Kashmir

Bodies of three militants, including top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Junaid Mattoo, were recovered by the security forces on Saturday in south Kashmir's Kulgam district where a gunfight took place the previous day."The bodies of the three militants who...

16-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Six policemen killed in Achabal attack : Police

Six policemen were killed Friday evening when militants ambushed a police vehicle near Achabal in Anantnag district.Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Muneer Khan, told KNS that the policemen were travelling from Anantnag town to Achabal police station...

16-Jun-2017 Anantnag

Six cops including SHO killed in militant onslaught

In a deadly attack, six policemen including Station House Officer Police Station Achabal were killed when militants attacked their vehicle near Tajwar area of Achabal in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday. The deceased SHO has been identified as...

16-Jun-2017 Anantnag

Two militants, two civilians killed in South Kashmir

Life was completely disrupted in South Kashmir after a fierce encounter between Indian troopers and the militant and the subsequent killing of two civilians on Friday.Reports said that a fierce encounter started between the trapped militants believed to be...

15-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Online fraudsters wipe out money from account holders of Kashmir Valley

Three customers of two nationalized banks from Kashmir Valley lost Rs 88,000 after trusting a caller and revealing personal identification number (PIN) to a person who projected himself as a bank official. One of the victims is the Chairperson Women’s Development...

12-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Police, Army claim busting of HM module , 2 militants, 2 OGWs held

Police and Army has busted an HM module after it arrested two militants in Handwara and two OGWs in Awantipora.On a specific information regarding movement of militants, a joint Naka of Handwara police and 21-RR was laid at Chogal, Handwara during which two...

08-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Two militants and soldier killed in Kupwara

Two militants and an army man were killed as the Army claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector in Kupwara district on Thursday.“Alert troops foil another infiltration bid in Naugam sector. Two militants...

07-Jun-2017 Kupwara

Infiltration bid foiled, three militants killed : Army

At least three militants were killed as troops foiled an infiltration attempt in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday, a defence official said.Three militants were killed during an ongoing operation near the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil...

05-Jun-2017 Bandipora

Four non-locals militants gunned down in North Kashmir

Barely few hours after Government Forces claimed that it gunned down four militants in a brief encounter in North Kashmir’s Sumbal area of Bandipora district, massive clashes between protesters and Forces personnel broke out while sensing trouble, authorities...

05-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Rajnath Singh hails CRPF, J&K police for foiling fidayeen attack

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday hailed the CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir police for their alertness and "unmatched courage" in foiling an early morning suicide attack on a CRPF camp in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir."The CRPF jawans and Jammu...

05-Jun-2017 Bandipora

4 militants killed in suicide attack on CRPF camp in J&K

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday foiled an early morning suicide attack on one of its camps in Bandipora district in Jammu and Kashmir. Four militants were killed.The "foreign terrorists" failed to breach the camp's security as they were...

03-Jun-2017 Qazigund

Two soldiers killed in highway attack, Hizb claims responsiblity

Two soldiers were killed and four others were injured when militants attacked an Army convoy bound to Srinagar from Jammu near Qazigund in South Kashmir. Militants according to police sources struck near Lower Munda toll post on Saturday afternoon.Eyewitnesses...

03-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Alleged illegal funding:NIA conducts raids in Kashmir

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday raided different locations in Kashmir, Valley in connection with a case of alleged funding received by pro-freedom groups for fueling unrest in the Valley.After registering an FIR earlier this week, various...

01-Jun-2017 Poonch

GREF personnel killed, 2 injured in ‘Pak firing

Pakistani firing in Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Poonch district on Thursday left one person killed and two others injured, reports said.Official sources said that two GREF Personnel and a BSF jawan were injured seriously in the Pakistani shelling. One...

01-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Policeman kills colleague for resorting to un-natural sex in Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir police has solved two cases and arrested four persons responsible for these crimes. This was stated by Deputy Inspector General of Police Central Kashmir Range Ghulam Hassan Bhat during a press briefing at Police Control Room Kashmir on Thursday.The...

01-Jun-2017 Sopore

Two Hizb militants killed in Sopore

It was closed-circuit television camera that helped Security Agencies to neutralize two local militants of Hizbul Mujhadeen in North Kashmir on Thursday morning.A grenade was lobbed by a suspected militant outside police station Sopore on Wednesday that...

01-Jun-2017 Sopore

militants killed in Sopore encounter

Two militants have been killed in an encounter at Nathipora area of Sopore in North Kashmir on Thursday morning.Official sources told GNS that government forces including army and SOG cordoned off the suspected area in Nathipora village. As such the joint...

31-May-2017 Srinagar

ATM robberies on rise in Valley

Unidentified burglars yet again stole an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) in Kashmir Valley on Tuesday night. The burglary took place in South Kashmir while a few days back, unknown persons had decamped with an ATM of Jammu Kashmir Bank from Langate area of North Kashmir’s...

29-May-2017 Kathua

Truck carrying 13 Tons polythene seized in Kathua

Kathua Police has foiled a major smuggling attempt of banned polythene into state and seized nearly 13 tons of polythene carry bags in Kathua on Monday.Senior Superintendent of police Suleman Choudhary informed that acting swiftly on the receipt of information...

27-May-2017 Kupwara

Rs 15 lakh looted from Kashmir ATM

Burglars looted Rs 15 lakh from an ATM in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said on Saturday.The burglars looted the money from a J&K Bank ATM in Unisoo village in Langate area late Friday night."An FIR has been lodged and investigations are on,"...

27-May-2017 Srinagar

Wani's aide killed in Kashmir, one dead as protests break out

Top Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat alias Abu Zarar, a close aide of militant 'poster boy' Burhan Wani, was killed on Saturday after a gunfight in Tral in south Kashmir, triggering widespread protests in the Valley once again, with one civilian death...

27-May-2017 Pulwama

Two militants including Hizbul commander killed in Kashmir gunfight

Hizbul Mujahideen commander, Sabzar Bhat who succeeded slain militant, leader Burhan Wani, was killed on Saturday along with another militant in a gunfight with security forces in Pulwama that triggered protests in the Kashmir Valley.Director General of Police...

27-May-2017 Baramulla

Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, kills 6 militants

Six militants were killed on Saturday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district as the Army foiled an infiltration bid, according to defence sources.A group of militants was challenged by the alert troops on the Indian side of...

23-May-2017 Srinagar

Gunfight starts in Pulwama

An encounter starts  between government forces and a group of militants at Kakpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday evening.“Joint team of Army’s 55 RR, SOG and CRPF 183, 182 battalion cordoned off the Hakirpora village following...

19-May-2017 Srinagar

After JKLF chief’s complaint, police books TV journalist

Hours after Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, filed a complaint against a woman journalist of a New Delhi based news channel, police has registered an FIR against the journalist.Police sources told KNS that they have...

18-May-2017 Srinagar

Woman’s family appeals police to probe her ‘suicide’

The family members of a woman who allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the river Jhelum earlier this month, Thursday appealed police to investigate the matter thoroughly as the contradictory statements being made by her in-laws are confusing.Mudasir...

17-May-2017 Srinagar

‘Abduction and Rape’, Shopian girl cries for justice

A family from South Kashmir’s Shopian district Wednesday staged a protest here in Srinagar alleging that culprits responsible for the ‘abduction and rape’ of their 16 years old girl are roaming free while police have been doing nothing to track them. Muhammad...

14-May-2017 Kupwara

Two LeT militants killed in Kashmir

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, including one of the attackers of a military camp last month, were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, defence sources said.The gunfight occurred in Warpora forest...

13-May-2017 Rajouri

Border Skirmishes:Two civilians killed in Nowshera Sector

Two civilians, including a 14-year-old girl, were killed and five others injured as Pakistani troops resorted to 120 mm and 80 mm mortar shelling at various places along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector on Saturday morning. Four army soldiers and a...

10-May-2017 Srinagar

Army officer who was on leave killed in Shopian

Army Wednesday said that militants killed one of its officers after abducting him in Shopian district.Ummer, 24, a resident of Sarsun village in Kulgam district, was commissioned as Liteunant in December 2016 and was posted...

10-May-2017 Shopian

Young Kashmiri Army officer killed by militants

Militants abducted and killed a 22-year-old Kashmiri Army officer when he had gone to attend a family wedding in Shopian district, officials said on Wednesday. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has called it an act of cowardice and the Army has vowed to bring those...

06-May-2017 Kulgam

Cop, two Civilians, militant, killed in Kulgam shootout

A policemen, a militant and two civilians were killed in a brief shootout at Malpora area in south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday evening.Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid told news agency GNS that a police party at Malpora on Qazigund-Kulgam...

06-May-2017 Jammu

Truck carrying cows stopped by ‘cow-vigilantes’ in Jammu

Police came to rescue of a Gujjar-Bakarwal family when their truck carrying cows was cornered by a group of self-styled cow vigilantes at Narwal Jammu on Friday night.The incident invited condemnation from Muslim organizations of Jammu who demanded strict action...

04-May-2017 Srinagar

Three soldiers among four injured in Kashmir attack

Three soldiers and a civilian were injured on Thursday when militants ambushed their vehicle in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, officials said."Exchange of fire occurred between a returning column in Imam Sahib area. The operation against terrorists...

02-May-2017 Kulgam

Another bank robbery in South Kashmir

A pistol borne unknown youth on Tuesday looted cash from a bank in Kader village of Kulgam district in south Kashmir.Sources said that a masked youth carrying a pistol barged inside Ellaquai Dehati Bank in Kader Yaripora area and looted over Rs 65,000...

02-May-2017 Srinagar

Fake Encounter Case : Court grants accused Padroo two day’s bail

Principal and Sessions Judge Srinagar, Rashid Ali Dar, Tuesday granted two day’s ‘bail under police custody’ to Farooq Ahmad Padder, co-accused in Abdul Rehman Padroo fake encounter case.The accused had sought bail on the pleas that her daughter is going to be...

01-May-2017 New Delhi/Jammu

Pakistan mutilates bodies of two Indian soldiers

The Pakistan Army on Monday killed an Indian soldier and a BSF trooper and mutilated their bodies near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army said, and warned of an appropriate response to the "unsoldierly act". Pakistan denied the...

01-May-2017 Kulgam

5 policemen 2 Bank guards killed in militant attack

In a deadly attack, five policemen and two bank employees were killed in Pombai village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.Reports said that a Jammu Kashmir Bank van (JK0P-9793) was heading towards Kulgam after unloading cash at Jammu and Kashmir...

01-May-2017 Poonch

Army officer, BSF trooper killed, 3 others injured in 'Pak firing'

Two troopers were killed and three others including an army officer received serious injuries after Pakistani forces allegedly attacked several posts in border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.A police official told news agency GNS that Pakistani...

28-Apr-2017 Anantnag

Militant arrested after forces foil rifle-snatching bid in Anantnag

SParamilitary Central Reserve Police Force personnel Friday apprehended a militant after he fired upon a trooper and tried to snatch his service rifle in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.Reports said that two militants barged inside the TP branch of J&K Bank...

27-Apr-2017 Kupwara

Three Army men, two militants killed in Kupwara attack

Three army men, including a senior officer and two militants were Thursday killed after militants attacked on an army garrison in Panzgam village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, army said.A civilian identified as Muhammad Yousuf Bhat was also killed when...

27-Apr-2017 Kupwara

3 soldiers 2 militants killed in Kupwara gunfight

In a pre-dawn fidayeen attack at an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, three armymen, including a Captain, were killed, while six soldiers were wounded who were immediately shifted to Badamibagh based Army hospital. Two militants were also...

27-Apr-2017 Kupwara

Five killed in suicide attack in Kashmir's Kupwara

ive including three soldiers and two militants were killed while another five soldiers were injured in Thursday's fidayeen (suicide) attack on an army camp in Kashmir's Kupwara district.Fidayeen terrorists attacked the Panzgam army camp in north Kashmir...

24-Apr-2017 Pulwama

Militants shot dead PDP District President Pulwama

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) District President for Pulwama Advocate Abdul Gani Dar was critically injured after suspected militants opened fire on him in Pinglan area of the south Kashmir district.Abdul Gani who is a senior PDP leader was on way to Srinagar...

22-Apr-2017 Reasi

Self-styled ‘Gau Rakshak’ group assaults nomad family in Reasi

Police on Saturday arrested four members of a self-styled ‘Gau Rakshak’ (cow vigilante) group from Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir after they assaulted a nomad family when they were moving with their livestock on Thursday night. A nomad family comprising...

22-Apr-2017 Reasi

Four cow vigilantes booked in J&K for attacking goatherds

Four members of a self-styled 'gau rakshak' (cow vigilante) group were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district after they attacked and injured a nomadic family of five, police said here on Saturday.Five persons, including a nine-year-old girl, were...

17-Apr-2017 Rajouri

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu's Rajouri

Pakistan Army on Monday resorted to firing and mortar shelling at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district."Pakistan Army initiated indiscriminate firing and shelling on our positions on the LoC in the Naushera...

10-Apr-2017 Kupwara

Four terrorists killed in Kashmir infiltration bid

Four terrorists were killed when security forces foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, an official said on Monday."A major infiltration bid from across the LoC was foiled by the Army troops in...

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