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17-Aug-2017 Bandipora

Gunfight breaks out in Gurez forests

An encounter raged between militants and army in forest area of Gurez sector in North Kashmir's Bandipora district. Official sources told news agency GNS that Army had launched a massive search operation yesterday evening at Dhurmut forest area at Kundalwan...

16-Aug-2017 Pulwama

LeT militant killed in Pulwama

Top militant of Lashkar-i-Toiba Ayub Lalhari was killed in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.Reports said that Army party from 55 RR had laid an ambush in Bandarpora area and as soon as a vehicle passed through the road, they fired upon it killing LeT commander...

13-Aug-2017 Shopian

Five killed in J&K gunfight

Two soldiers and three militants were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday, police said.The three militants, who are yet to be identified, were holed up in a house in Awneera village."The encounter has ended, but searches...

13-Aug-2017 Shopian

Hizb operational commander Yasin Yatoo killed in Shopian gunfight

In a major set back to insurgents, Kashmir operational commander of Hizbul Mujahideen and one of the longest serving militants Yasin Yatoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi is dead along with two other militants at Shopian where 16 hour long gunfight ensued since...

12-Aug-2017 Shopian

Gunfight rages in Kashmir's Shopian

An exchange of fire was continuing on Saturday between security forces and militants holed up in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.Police said following specific information about the presence of a group of militants, security...

09-Aug-2017 Pulwama

Three Ansar Ghazwatul Hind militants killed in Tral encounter

Three local militants of newly formed Ansar Ghazwatul Hind outfit of top commander Zakir Musa were killed on Wednesday in a brief gunfight at Tral area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir.Police said that the government forces after receiving specific information...

03-Aug-2017 Shopian

Two soldiers including a Major killed in militant ambush

Two army men, including an officer, were killed while another soldier was injured after militants ambushed an army patrol party in Shopian district of south Kashmir early Thursday.An official said that militants attacked a joint team of army’s 62 RR, SOG...

03-Aug-2017 Kulgam

Two local militants were killed in Kulgam

Authorities imposed restrictions amid complete shutdown in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district after the killing of two local militants in an ambush at Gopoapora village, five kilometers away from the district headquarters.The two militants were killed after police...

01-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Abu Dujana was biggest ‘headache’ for Security Agencies

Top militant commander Abu Dujana who was killed in Hakripora village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district was the biggest ‘headache’ for the Security establishments.Lashkar-e-Toiba Commander Abu Dujana who carried a bounty of Rs 15 lakh was killed in a gunfight...

01-Aug-2017 Pulwama

Top LeT commander Abu Dujana killed along with associate in Pulwama

Lashkar-i-Toiba's top commander Abu Dujana was killed along with his associate in an encounter with government forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.Dujana, who escaped on numerous occasions despite being trapped during nine years of his stay in Kashmir Valley,...

30-Jul-2017 Pulwama

Two militants killed in South Kashmir gunfight

Two militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter with government forces in Pulwama village of South Kashmir on Sunday morning.A Police officer told news agency GNS that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF cordoned off Tahab village following specific...

28-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Macchil fake encounter : State takes care of its own

Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) has said that the suspension of sentence and release on bail by the Armed Forces Tribunal of army personnel convicted and sentenced by army court-martial in 2014 for the Macchil fake encounter of 29/30 April...

17-Jul-2017 Anatnag

Three militants killed in South Kashmir Gun fight

Three militants have been killed in brief GUN fight with government forces in Anatnag village of South Kashmir on Monday evening.A Police officer told news agency GNS that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF cordoned off Bul Bul Nowgam area following specific...

15-Jul-2017 Tral

Two local and a Pakistani militant killed in Tral gunfight

Government Forces on Saturday launched an operation against militants in Kashmir forests in restive Tral area of Southern part, killing at least three militants.An official said that a gunfight erupted after forces cordoned off Gujar Basti in Wantiwen forests of...

10-Jul-2017 Kupwara

Two militants killed in infiltration bid in Kashmir

Two militants were killed when the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Monday, an official said.According to a Defence Ministry source, a group of heavily armed militants was challenged...

04-Jul-2017 Shopian

3 militants killed in 29 hours long South Kashmir encounter

The bloody encounter in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district ended with the killing of three militants. At least 9 soldiers including two Army officers were wounded. Five houses and a cowshed were blasted and raised to ground during 29 hours long gunfight.The...

04-Jul-2017 Pulwama

Militants killed in J&K gunfight rises to 3

The body of a third slain militant has been recovered from a gunfight site in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said here on Tuesday.The gunfight started on Monday morning in Bahmnoo village between the Army and militants. State and central police...

03-Jul-2017 Pulwama

Two militants killed in encounter

At least two militant have been killed in a fierce gun battle in Bahmnoo village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir on Monday, police said.The gun fight that started during the wee hours on Monday was going on till the filing of this report. It was not...

03-Jul-2017 Pulwama

Two militants killed in Kashmir Valley

Two militants were killed on Monday in an ongoing gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.A police spokesman said the killings took place in Bahmnoo village.The first militant was killed earlier in the day after the Army, acting on specific information,...

03-Jul-2017 Pulwama

Militant killed in gunfight in J&K

One militant was killed on Monday in an operation with the security forces in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.Acting on specific information the army carried out the operation in Bahmnoo village in which the militant was killed, a police spokesman...

01-Jul-2017 Srinagar/Anantnag

Top LeT militant behind murder of 5 policemen, SHO, killed in Kashmir

In a major success, security forces in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday killed one of the most wanted militants, top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Bashir Lashkari who had masterminded the gruesome murder of six policemen, including officer Feroz Dar, last month.Lashkari...

01-Jul-2017 Anantnag

Top LeT militant killed in Anantnag

In a major success, security forces on Saturday used explosives to blast a house in Anantnag district in Kashmir Valley killing two holed-up LeT militants, including top commander Bashir Lashkari who was behind the killing of five policemen and an officer...

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

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

26-May-2017 Srinagar

Gun fight starts at Tral

A gun fight started at Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on late Friday evening. Official sources told news agency GNS that a patrolling party of Armies 42RR was fired upon by militant at Saimoo village. After carrying out the attack the militants...

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...

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...

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...

26-Mar-2017 Srinagar

Two militants killed in Awantipora : Police

Two militants were killed by police in Padgampora Sunday afternoon when they fired on an escort of top police officials who were returning from Awantipora from Pulwama town police said.One militant managed to escape from the spot.Director General of Police...

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...

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...

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...

14-Feb-2017 Bandipora

Hajin Encounter: Three army men, Militant killed

Three army men and a militant were killed while as seven force personnel received injuries in a gunfight at Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district today morning.A police official told news agency GNS that a joint team of army and SOG cordoned off...

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