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13-Jan-2019 Kulgam

Al Badr brain head, associate killed in Kulgam gunfight

Top Al Badr commander and IED expert Zeenat-ul-Islam along with a militant have been killed in an encounter between militants and security forces in Katapora area of Yaripora in South Kashmir's Kulgam district on yesterday evening.A joint team of army's...

12-Jan-2019 Kulgam

Two militants killed in South Kashmir gunfight

Two militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter between militants and security forces in Katapora area of Yaripora in South Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday evening.A joint team of army's 35RR and SOG Kulgam launched cordon and search operation...

08-Jan-2019 Pulwama

Militant killed in brief encounter in Pulwama

A militant was killed in a brief shootout in Chowduri Bagh area of Litter in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday.A senior Police official said that militants attacked army patrolling party of 52Rashtriya Rifles of Indian Army at Chowduri Bagh village...

03-Jan-2019 Pulwama

Year’s first encounter, 3 militants killed in South Kashmir

This year’s first encounter between militants and government forces killed 3 militants in Gulshanpora Village of Tral in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday.Three Hizbul Mujahideen and Jaish e Mohammad militants killed in an encounter with security...

29-Dec-2018 Pulwama

Pulwama gunfight leaves four militants dead

At least four militants were killed in a gun fight at Hanjin Rajpora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwam on Saturday morning.Army's 44RR, 182 and 183 BN CRPF and SOG Pulwama jointly launched the operation in the village after receiving the inputs about the presence...

29-Dec-2018 Pulwama

Two Militants Killed, clashes erupt, Internet suspended

Two Militants belonging to Jaish e Mohammad outfit have been killed in an encounter that raged between Militants and Government Forces in Bunpora of Hajin area in Rajpora belt of Pulwama in South Kashmir in wee hours of Saturday.Officials told KNO that 44...

28-Dec-2018 Srinagar

MBA pass out-turned-militant killed in brief shootout

One militant was on Friday killed in a brief shootout in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Police as per KNO said that “based on a credible input about the presence of militants in Bandipora area of Pulwama, a cordon and search operation was...

28-Dec-2018 Pulwama

Slain militant Ishfaq was a qualified businessman

Thousands of people participated in the last rites of a wealthy militant here in Koil village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.Ishfaq Yousuf Wani, a resident of Koil Pulwama who joined militant ranks in July this was killed at Bandarpora gunfight on Friday...

28-Dec-2018 Srinagar

Year 2018: 495 people including 245 militants killed in Kashmir

Kashmir witnessed a bloodiest year in a decade. At least 495 people were killed due to militancy related incidents as well as cross border firing since January 2018. This year, people in Kashmir saw a couple of bloodies days.On April 1 alone, in three different...

26-Dec-2018 Srinagar

2018 : Not only militants, forces suffered highest causality since 2007

Operation All Out has not just given a major jolt to militants but also to forces also who have witnessed killing of 86 personnel, highest ever since 2007 of the 86 security men slain in the line of duty, 44 were policemen, 30 army soldiers and rest from the different...

22-Dec-2018 Tral (Pulwama)

Six local militants killed in Armpora gunfight

At least six local militants were killed in a brief gunfight at Armpora village of Tral town in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.All the six militants according to police were affiliated with Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, led by Zakir Musa.A police official told...

15-Dec-2018 Pulwama

11 deaths in a day: 7 Civilians, 3 militants and a soldiers

At least 11 people including seven civilians, three militants and a soldier were killed in a blood-spattered gunfight in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.The civilian casualties occurred when protesters hit to roads during the gunfight and clashed with...

15-Dec-2018 Pulwama

Encounter starts in South Kashmir's Pulwama

An encounter has started between Militants and Government Forces in Kharpora area of Sirnoo in South Kashmir’s Pulwama District on Saturday morning.Official sources told KNO that 55 RR of Indian Army, SOG of Police and 182/183 BN CRPF jointly launched the...

13-Dec-2018 Sopore

Two Lashkar militants killed in Sopore encounter

Two Lashkar militants were killed in an overnight encounter with the government forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.A joint team of army's 22RR, SOG and CRPF launched cordon and search operation in Brath Kalan after having credible...

09-Dec-2018 Srinagar

3 LeT militants killed in Mujjund

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants, two of them locals, were killed in an encounter with government forces at Mujgund area on Srinagar-Bandipora road, a police spokesman said on Sunday. The bodies of two locals militants have been handed over to the family for...

29-Nov-2018 Pulwama

Two militants killed in Khrew gun battle

Two militants of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfit were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Khrew area of Awantipora in south Kashmir on Thursday morning, police said.A police spokesman said that a cordon and search operation was launched before dawn...

29-Nov-2018 Pulwama

Two hizb militants killed in South Kashmir encounter

Two hizb militants have been killed in an encounter in Khrew area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday morning, police told Valley Media Service.Based on a credible input about the presence of militants in Sharshali area of Khrew in Awantipora,...

28-Nov-2018 Budgam

Naveed Jatt among two militants killed in Budgam gunfight

At least two militants including Naveed Jatt, one of the longest surviving militant and a top LeT commander were killed while as three Army men were injured in a fierce gunfight between forces and militants in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Police spokesman...

28-Nov-2018 Budgam

2 militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed and three soldiers injured in a gunfight on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, police said.Security forces had started a cordon and search operation in Kuthpora village after receiving specific information about militant...

27-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Three militants, army man killed in twin encounters in South Kashmir

Three militants, army man killed in two different encounters in South Kashmir’s Kulgam and Pulwama district on Tuesday.Reports reached to VMS, that a joint team of army's 1RR, 163 Bn CRPF and SOG launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the area upon...

27-Nov-2018 Kulgam

Soldier, 3 militants killed in Kashmir

A soldier and three militants, including the deputy commander of the IS-aligned Ansar Ghazwatul Hind group, were killed in two separate gun battles in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.The soldier and two militants possibly of the Pakistan-backed...

25-Nov-2018 Shopian

Six militants, Civilian, Army Soldier killed

Six militants and Army Solider were killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in South Kashmir's Shopian district here on Sunday.  A top police told KNO that a joint cordon was launched by the police and security forces on a credible...

25-Nov-2018 Shopian

6 militants, civilian: TA soldier killed in Shopian gunfight

Six top commanders of Lashkar and Hizb militants, TA soldier were killed in an encounter in Kapran area of South Kashmir’s Shopian District on Sunday early morning, while as a youth was killed during clashes at encounter site. Two more youths sustained serious...

25-Nov-2018 Shopian

Encounter Shopian : Six militants killed, Ops over

Six militants were killed in a gunfight which erupted between militants and government forces in Shopian district. Sources confirms KNO that Six (6) militants killed in an encounter which started between militants and government forces in Batgung area of...

23-Nov-2018 Anantang

Six militants killed in fierce Bijbehara gunfight

In a fierce gunfight, six Kashmiri militants were killed in in Sekipora area of Bijbehera in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday morning.Srinagar based defense spokesperson said that six militants were killed in the operation.“Weapons and warlike...

23-Nov-2018 Anantanag

Anantnag Gunfight : Six militants killed, Ops on

A gunfight broke out on early morning Friday between Government forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district. Reports reaching KNO that six militants killed in ongoing encounter. Army PRO also confirms KNO that six militants killed and...

20-Nov-2018 Srinagar

2 women among 10 civilians injured in govt forces action

Two women were among ten civilians injured in government forces action during clashes in parts of Shopian and Pulwama districts on Tuesday.The  clashes broke out soon after the news about the killing of four militants in a gunfight at Nadigam area of...

20-Nov-2018 Shopian

38 militants killed in Shopian district this year so far

With the killing of four more militants in South Kashmir’s Shopian district today, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that at least 38  militants have been killed in the district so far. Police officials while talking to Kashmir News Observer...

20-Nov-2018 Shopian

Four militants, Para commando killed in Shopian gunfight

Four militants and a Para commando were killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in South Kashmir's Shopian district. Police  said that a joint cordon was launched by the police and security forces on a credible input about the...

20-Nov-2018 Shopian

Soldier, 4 militants killed in J&K gunfight

One para commando of the Indian Army and four militants were killed in a gunfight in a Jammu and Kashmir village in Shopian district on Tuesday while four civilians were injured in ensuing clashes, officials said.Three girls sustained gun shot wounds while...

18-Nov-2018 Shopian

Two Al Badr militants killed in Shopian gunfight

Police on Sunday claimed to have killed two Al Badr militants in a gunfight in south Kashmir's Shopian district."Based on a credible input about the presence of militants, a cordon and search operation was launched by Police and security forces at the strike...

11-Nov-2018 Kupwara

One militant killed in Kupwara

Security forces shot dead a militant on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.Police sources said the gunfire erupted when the militants fired at a police unit in the bypass area of Handwara town."One militant has been killed in this operation which...

10-Nov-2018 Pulwama

Who was Liyakat Wani?

With the killing of 20 year old Hizb militant Liyakat Munir Wani, the Wani family in Belo village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district virtually wiped out as only sole bread earner of the family who survives is the post graduate brother of the graduate slain...

10-Nov-2018 Pulwama

Two militants killed in Pulwama encounter

The killing of militants in Kashmir Valley is on rise as two more young militants were gunned down by Government Forces this morning in Tikken area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district.Yesterday, after a daylong gun battle in Tral, a militant was killed while...

10-Nov-2018 Pulwama

2 militants killed in J&K

Security forces on Saturday gunned down two heavily armed terrorists hiding in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.Receiving information about their presence in Tekkin village, a cordon and search operation was started that led the...

06-Nov-2018 Shopian

2 Hizbul militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two Kashmiri Hizbul militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.Following specific inputs about the presence of militants, security forces cordoned off Safanagri village early...

01-Nov-2018 Budgam

Two militants killed in Arizal gunfight

Two militants were killed in Zagoo Arizal area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday morning.The gun fight raged in forest area of Zagoo when government forces cordoned off it and launched a search operation in private huts. The militants present...

01-Nov-2018 Budgam

2 militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed on Thursday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, police said.Following information about the presence of militants in Bugoo village in Arizal area, the security forces started a cordon and...

30-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Gunfight in Pulwama

A gunfight broke out on Tuesday between security forces and militants in Tral area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.Police said the Rashtriya Rifles, the Special Operations Group of the police and the Central Reserve Police Force began a cordon...

26-Oct-2018 Sopore

Two militants and soldiers killed in Sopore gunfight

Two militants and a soldier were killed in a gunfight in Pazalpora area of Sopore town falling in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.A police official said that a joint team of government forces launched a cordon and search operation at Pazalpora area of...

25-Oct-2018 Baramulla

Four militants killed in two gunfights in Valley

Four militants were killed on Thursday in two separate gunfights with security forces in the Kashmir Valley.The security personnel surrounded Athoora village in north Kashmir's Baramulla district after receiving information about the presence of militants...

25-Oct-2018 Srinagar

October witnesses 38 killings in Jammu Kashmir

Like other months, October also turned out to be bloodiest month in Kashmir Valley. At least 38 lives including two top scholars turned militants were lost this month. Among the 36 dead, were 20 militants, 12 civilians and 6 men in uniform. October 21 like...

24-Oct-2018 Srinagar/Jammu/Leh

PhD scholar among 2 Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants killed

A youth was injured critically on  Wednesday evening in government forces action during clashes following the killings of two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants in Nowgam area of Srinagar. Also, thousands of people attended the funeral of the militants—...

24-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Who was Sabzar Ahmed Sofi?

Sabzar, a highly qualified youth from South Kashmir, who was killed in a gun fight along with his associate Asif Shergujri comes from lesser known village of Naina and was one of the scores of educated youth who have joined militancy post the killing of Burhan...

21-Oct-2018 Kulgam

7 civilians, three militants killed in J&K's Kulgam

At least seven civilians were killed in an explosion in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday shortly after a gunfight had left three militants dead, officials said.A police spokesman said the gunfight took place after security forces cordoned off...

21-Oct-2018 Srinagar

5 civilians killed, 43 injured in Kulgam

Five civilians were killed and at least 43 others injured post a gunfight in Kulgam district of south Kashmir in which three militants were killed and two  soldiers injured on Sunday.  Sources said that five civilian were killed and 43 others injured...

19-Oct-2018 Baramulla

Two militants killed in Baramulla shootout

At least two militants were killed in a brief exchange of fire in North Kashmir’s Baramulla town on Friday afternoon.Sources said that two militants fired upon a naka party near Kralhal Railway Track created panic in the area. The Forces personnel retaliated,...

18-Oct-2018 Baramulla

Four unidentified militants killed in ongoing Boniyar gunfight

Four militants have been killed in an encounter with government forces in upper reaches of forests of Boniyar in north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Thursday.Official sources told GNS that a search party of army's 5 Grenadier intercepted a group of militants...

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