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19-May-2018 Srinagar

North Kashmir encounter: One more militant killed, toll 4

One more militant has been killed in an ongoing operation at Brinjal forest area of Rajwar, Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, taking death toll of militants to four.An army official told GNS that one more militant was killed in the operation.As...

18-May-2018 Kupwara

Three militants killed in north Kashmir gunfight

Army on Friday claimed to have killed three militants in a gunfight at Brinjal forest area of Vilgam, Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.An army official told news agency GNS that soldiers of 15 RR intercepted a group of militants believed to be...

16-May-2018 Kupwara

Mother dead in ‘crossfire’, baby girl cries for jailed father

Marium, one-year-old baby girl keeps on crying in the absence of her father Ishfaq Ahmad Wani who has been jailed by police on charges of stone pelting in Handwara village of the north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Her mother Misra Bano died in a “cross firing”...

12-May-2018 Pulwama

Pulwama encounter ends, militants escape, CRPF trooper killed

Militants believed to be three in number managed to escape following a fierce gunfight in which a CRPF trooper was killed at Bargam village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday wee hours.Official sources told GNS that an encounter started between militants...

06-May-2018 Shopian

Five militants, five civilians killed in Kashmir

Security forces on Sunday killed five militants, including an assistant professor of Kashmir University who had joined their ranks, leading to major street protests that claimed another five civilian lives, officials said.Director General of Police S.P. Vaid...

06-May-2018 Shopian

Bloodbath in Shopian: Four more youth killed, civilian toll 5

Four more youth were killed, taking the civilian death toll to five in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Sunday.Sources said that all the four were critically injured in alleged forces firing near gunfight site and were shifted to different hospitals where...

06-May-2018 Shopian

SOG man, army soldier injured in ongoing Shopian gunfight

A policeman of SOG and an army soldier were injured in an ongoing encounter at Badigam area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday.Official sources said that the SOG personnel namely Anil Kumar and a soldier of 44 RR wounded critically in the firefight.Both...

05-May-2018 Srinagar

Three militants killed in Srinagar encounter

Three militants were killed in Chattabal encounter in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Police said that one of the militants was a local who hails from Fathekadal area of Srinagar city.As per locals combined forces cordoned off Chattabal area on Friday night and...

05-May-2018 Srinagar

LeT militant from Downtown, two associates killed in Srinagar encounter

Three militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces at Chattabal area of Srinagar city on Saturday. A teenage youth was also killed after a forces’ vehicle allegedly ran over him in Safa Kadal area during the clashes.IGP Kashmir SP Pani said three...

05-May-2018 Srinagar

Vehicle crushes Srinagar civilian in clashes during gunfight

A civilian was killed after being hit by a vehicle during protests by residents of an old Srinagar city area amid a gunfight between security forces and militants.Locals alleged that a vehicle of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) ran over Adil Ahmed...

05-May-2018 Srinagar

Three LeT militants killed in Chatabal encounter : Police

Three militants were killed in a gunfight at Chattabal area of Srinagar city on Saturday. A teenage youth was also killed after a forces vehicle allegedly ran over him in Safa Kadal area during the clashes.IGP Kashmir SP Pani said that three militants have...

30-Apr-2018 Pulwama

Sameer Tiger had great ‘motivational’ power

The top Hizb Commander Sameer Tiger was killed in a five hour long encounter today at his native village Drabgam barely 18 km away from South Kashmir’s Pulwma main town.His killing according to Jammu Kashmir Police Chief SP Vaid will ‘bring peace in the...

30-Apr-2018 Pulwama

Two militants including Sameer Tiger killed Pulwama

In a fierce encounter and subsequent clashes two militants including Sameer Tiger and a civilian were killed in Drabgam area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.Over 50 protesters were wounded, some of them critically while three army soldiers including...

24-Apr-2018 Pulwama

Four JeM militants, soldier, SOG man killed in Tral gunfight

Four militants, a soldier and a policeman were killed in an encounter at Tral forest area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday.Official sources told GNS that the joint team of forces along with the additional reinforcement intercepted the militant...

11-Apr-2018 Kulgam

Soldier, civilian killed in J&K gunfight

A civilian and a soldier were killed on Wednesday in an ongoing gunfight between the security forces and the militants in Jammu and Kashmir.Two other security personnel were also injured as the the holed up militants fired at security forces in Wani Mohalla...

06-Apr-2018 Pulwama

Militant killed in Pulwama

A militant was killed in an encounter in Kangan area of Pulwama in south Kashmir on Friday.A police official said that two AK-47 assault rifles were recovered from the slain militant.A local said that atmosphere reverberated with gun shots after government...

28-Mar-2018 Rajouri

Sunderbani gunfight ends with the killing of four militants

Four militants were killed in a fierce gunfight in Sunderbani area of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.Director General of Police Shesh Paul Vaid in a tweet while confirming the killing of four militants said that this ...

24-Mar-2018 Srinagar

Anantnag gunfight ends with killing of two militants

The encounter that started between the government forces and militants last night in Dooru area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district has ended with the killing of two militants, police said today.“The encounter is over and two militants were killed and arms...

22-Mar-2018 Kupwara

Kupwara encounter ends after two-days

The government forces on Thursday called off the two-day long operation at Check Fatehkhan forest area of Halmatpora in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.Five militants and as many government force personnel, three of them army soldiers and two Special Operation...

21-Mar-2018 Kupwara

North Kashmir gunfight:Toll touches 10 including five militants

At least 10 persons including five forces personnel and five militants have been killed in the ongoing gunfight in Halmatpora area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.The encounter raged yesterday had claimed the lives of four militants, however on the...

20-Mar-2018 Kupwara

4 militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

Four militants were killed on Tuesday in a fierce gunfight with troops in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, the army said.The gunfight broke out inside Halmatpora forest area of the district, about 110 km from Srinagar city."Today (Tuesday) in an ongoing...

17-Mar-2018 Srinagar

Body of third militant recovered from Balhama encounter sight

Police Saturday said that it recovered the body of third militant from Balhama encounter site.Two militants were killed there on Thursday night after they got trapped in a house at Waripora Balhama in the outskirts of Srinagar city.There were reports that the...

12-Mar-2018 Anantang

Three militants killed in Kashmir gunfight

Three militants were killed early Monday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said."Pursuing credible leads on the presence of militants, security forces started search operation in the Hakoora area of Anantnag...

05-Mar-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir on boil after six deaths in firing

Hundreds of people, including several gun-toting militants, attended the funeral of a slain Lashkar-e-Taiba commander in south Kashmir despite people's movement being restricted and internet curfew clamped across the Kashmir Valley on Monday, a day after four...

01-Mar-2018 Bandipora

LeT militant killed in North Kashmir

A militant was killed in a gunfight with government forces in Hajin area of Bandipora district of north Kashmir on Thursday morning.Police said that on a specific information Army's 13 RR, Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched cordon...

13-Feb-2018 Srinagar

20-hour long gunfight continues in Srinagar

The over 20-hour long gunfight between holed up militants and the security forces continued in Srinagar on Tuesday as fresh firing exchanges started.Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants are holed up inside an under construction building in Karan Nagar area...

12-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Soldier killed in Kashmir gun fight

A Para-military trooper lost his life after he was hit by a bullet during a gunfight in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Indian Para military troopers claimed that they foiled a Fidayeen attack in the heart of Srinagar city during wee hours of Monday.Reports...

19-Jan-2018 Jammu

Two civilians killed in Pakistan shelling in J&K

A woman and a youth were killed and three others injured on Friday in heavy shelling and firing by the Pakistan Rangers on the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.The incident took place in R.S. Pura sector in Jammu district."The...

18-Jan-2018 Jammu

BSF trooper, girl killed in Pakistani firing

A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper and a girl were killed in overnight shelling and firing by Pakistan Rangers on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said Thursday.The incident took place in R.S. Pura sector in Jammu district.BSF Head...

15-Jan-2018 Uri

5 infiltrators killed in North Kashmir

Police Monday claimed that five infiltrators from Jaish-e-Muhammad were killed in a joint operation in North Kashmir.  According to Army spokesperson, all the six infiltrators have been gunned down while search operation is underway.Jammu and Kashmir Police...

15-Jan-2018 Uri(Baramulla)

5 militants killed in ongoing Uri operation

Army claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid by killing five militants along LoC in Uri sector of north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday.Army's Srinagar based defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia told GNS that an infiltration bid was foiled by the...

09-Jan-2018 Srinagar

South Kashmir gunfight leaves a local militant dead

A local militant was killed in an encounter that raged in Pehlipora Larnoo village of South Kashmir's Anantang district on Tuesday morning.Government Forces had received inputs about the presence of militants. Sources said that shortly after cordon and...

09-Jan-2018 Kokernag (Anantnag)

Two militants killed in ongoing Kokernag encounter

Two militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter at Larnow area of Kokernag in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Tuesday.A senior police officer told GNS that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search at Larnow following a...

08-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Three militants killed in Budgam gunfight

Three militants were killed in a gunfight with forces in Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday.Reports said that forces launched a cordon and search operation in Bachinaad area of Patrigam village after inputs about the presence of militants.As...

31-Dec-2017 Pulwama

Four CRPF troopers, two militants killed in Kashmir

Four CRPF troopers and two militants were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday after guerrillas attacked a CRPF training centre, police officials said.Heavily-armed militants stealthily entered the camp in Lathpora area about two hours...

26-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Jaish militant killed in Samboora gunfight

A militant was killed in a gun battle in Samboora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama distirct, sparking spontaneous shutdown in Tral and Pampore areas of the district.On Monday night 50 Rashtriya Rifles of Indian Army, 110 Battalion of CRPF and SOG of Jammu...

19-Dec-2017 Shopian

Two militants, woman killed in Kashmir

Two militants and a woman were killed and nine civilians injured on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district during a gunfight between militants and security forces.The woman, identified as 24-year-old Rubi Jan, sustained a gunshot injury during protests...

11-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Three LeT militants, lady killed in Handwara gunfight

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants and a civilian lady were killed in an early morning encounter in Handwara area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir.A police official told news agency GNS that acting on a specific input, the police along with Army’s 22 RR and...

11-Dec-2017 Handwara (Kupwara)

Handwara Gunfight : Woman killed during operation

A woman has been killed during a gunfight that broke out between Goverment forces and militants at Younsu area on Sopore-Kupwara highway last night.A senior Police official told GNS  that a joint team of forces cordoned off the Younsu area of Handwara...

10-Dec-2017 Handwara(Kupwara)

Three militants killed on Sopore-Kupwara highway, Internet Snapped

Three militants have been killed in an overnight brief gunfight at Younsu on Sopore- Kupwara highway.A police officer told GNS that a Joint team of Army's 22 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Younsu area of Handwara at around 12:30 am following specific information...

05-Dec-2017 Srinagar

Three LeT militants killed in J&K gunfight

Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Tuesday that three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed in a gunfight that took place in Kulgam district the day before."The victims comprised two LeT Pakistani militants identified as Furqan and Maviya and a local terrorist,...

30-Nov-2017 Sopore

5 militants killed, army para commando injured in two Kashmir gunfights

Five militants were killed and a para commando of the Indian Army injured on Thursday in two separate gunfights in Kashmir Valley.Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that four terrorists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Futlipora.In...

30-Nov-2017 Badgam

Gunfight erupts in J&K

A gunfight started on Thursday between the security forces and the militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district.Police said following specific information about the presence of militants, the security forces surrounded Futlipora village in Pakherpora...

22-Nov-2017 Srinagar

LeT says five soldiers killed in Zurhama gun fight

Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba Wednesday paid tribute to the LeT militant on Zarhama fight.  Mahmood Shah, the LeT Chief said that Bashir Lashkari squad has started taking revenge from the Indian army.Mehmood Shah said that in the 8-hour fight, 5 soldiers...

21-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Bloody November:21 militants killed in 21 days

 In the first 21 days of current November month, 21 militants have been neutralized by government forces across Kashmir Valley. It means on average a militant has been killed a day. This time the number of militant killings is the highest as compared to...

21-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Three Pakistani LeT militants killed in J&K

 Three Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.The security forces cordoned off Magam area in Handwara after receiving specific information...

21-Nov-2017 Kupwara

Three LeT militants killed in Handwara

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants have been killed in an encounter in Magam area of Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Tuesday.A senior police officer told GNS that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Khar...

20-Nov-2017 Pulwama

Militant killed in Tral

A Hizbul Mujhadeen militant Adil Rashid Chopan was killed in a brief shootout at Gulshanpora Gujjarbasti area of Tral town in South Kashmir’s Puwama district on Monday.Adil was killed after a group of militants reportedly fired upon a patrolling party.The...

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