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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...

18-Nov-2017 Bandipora

Five militants and Air Force Commando killed in North Kashmir encounter

 At least five militants and an Indian Air Force Commando were killed in a gunfight that broke out in Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday. Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that five militants were killed in the ongoing gunfight....

18-Nov-2017 Bandipora

Hajin Gunfight: Five militants killed in ongoing operation

Five militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter in Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district.Army's Srinagar based defence spokesman told news agency GNS that a Joint team of  army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon following specific inputs...

14-Nov-2017 Kulgam

Militant and soldier killed in South Kashmir encounter

In a fierce gun battle between government forces and militants in Nowbug Kund area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, a militant and a soldier were killed while a cop associated with Special Operation Group sustained injuries.A police official said that...

14-Nov-2017 Kulgam

One militant, soldier killed in ongoing Kulgam gunfight

A militant and a trooper have been killed in an ongoing gunfight in Qazigund area of Kulgam district in south Kashmir on Tuesday.As already reported by news agency GNS, acting on specific information SOG Kulgam and 9RR of Army cordoned off Nowbug Kund,...

06-Nov-2017 Pulwama

Pulwama encounter ends, three militants, army man killed

Three unidentified militants have been killed in an encounter in Kandi Aglar village of Pulwama district. An army trooper was also killed earlier.Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia told news agency GNS that three militants, who are believed to be associated...

03-Nov-2017 Srinagar

Three killed in J&K gunfight

Two soldiers and a militant were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said on Friday.The security forces launched a search operation on Thursday night in Samboora village near Pampore based on information about the presence...

29-Oct-2017 Bandipora

Policeman killed in J&K gunfight

A policeman was killed on Sunday in a gunfight between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.The security forces launched a search operation earlier on Sunday in Mir Mohalla area based on information about the presence...

22-Oct-2017 Handwara (Kupwara)

Militant killed in Handwara gunfight

A militant has been killed in an encounter with government forces in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday morning.“Acting on a specfic information a joint team of army’s 9 Para a Nd SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation in Hajin...

14-Oct-2017 Pulwama

Two militants and a civilian killed in South Kashmir

During a gunfight in Littar area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday, two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants including a senior commander were killed while during post gunfight violent clashes a civilian lost his life.    Police said the two militants...

14-Oct-2017 Pulwama

Militants killed in J&K, civilian dies as protests erupt

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, leading to protests in which a civilian died.LeT district commander Wasim Shah alias Usman, hailing from Shopian,...

02-Oct-2017 Srinagar

Three Hizb men killed in Kashmir gunfight

Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Monday in a gunfight between security forces and militants holed-up in a house in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.Security forces surrounded Gatipora village in Shopian in the afternoon following...

24-Sep-2017 Uri

Three Pakistani 'fidayeen' killed in J&K gunfight

A major terror attack was averted after three Pakistani 'fidayeen' were shot dead in a gunfight in a forested area near the border town of Uri in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said."All three Pakistani fidayeen terrorists were killed in...

10-Sep-2017 Shopian

Two militants killed, one surrenders in J&K

Two militants were killed while one surrendered as the overnight gunfight between hiding militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district ended on Sunday, officials said."Two terrorists were killed while the third one surrendered in...

09-Sep-2017 Sopore

Hizb district commander killed in Sopore gunfight

The gunfight in Reban village of Apple town in North Kashmir’s Sopore town claimed the life of a Hizb commander, police said.An official said that the operation that began around 3am in the village has ended. “One Hizb militant, identified as Shahid Ahmad...

04-Sep-2017 Baramulla

Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed on Monday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir during a cordon and search operation in the Baramulla district, police said.The militants were killed in the Shankar Gund area in the outskirts of Sopore town.Although...

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...

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