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19-Jul-2018 Srinagar

LeT militant killed in Handwara gunfight

An unidentified militant was killed in a brief gunfight at Batpora area of Magam in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday.A police spokesman in a statement issued to GNS said that a joint team of 47 RR and SOG cordoned off the Batpora area-close...

12-Jul-2018 Kupwara

Kandi Encounter: Militant killed in ongoing operation, body recovered

KupwaraA militant was killed in an ongoing operation at Kandi forests of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday.An army officer told GNS that the militant has been killed in a fresh gunfight late last evening. "The body of the slain militant was recovered...

11-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Army commando killed in ongoing Kupwara gunfight

An army commando was killed and another suffered injuries in an ongoing gunfight at Kandi forest area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday.An army officer told GNS that today afternoon the army soldier of 4 PARA namely Sepoy Mukul Meena sustained...

10-Jul-2018 Shopian

Youth, two militants killed, over 50 civilians injured in Shopian

An 18-year-old youth was killed and over 50 others suffered injuries during intense clashes between government forces and protesters near encounter site at Kundalan village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday. Two militants were killed during...

10-Jul-2018 Shopian

Encounter breaks out in Shopian village

A gunfight broke out in Kundalan area of Shopian in south Kashmir on Tuesday.Reports reaching GNS said that that army's 34RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Bemnipora area of Shopian today wee hours.Soon after the joint team of forces fired several gunshots...

09-Jul-2018 Kupwara

Militant killed in Handwara gunfight : Army

Army on Monday claimed to have killed an unidentified militant in a gunfight at Khanpora area of Magam, Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.An army spokesperson said that the militant was killed after army's search party of 47 RR intercepted a group...

22-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar militant Dawood was involved in the killing of three policemen

Police Friday claimed that slain militant Dawood from Srinagar was involved in the killing of three policemen including an officer in Kashmir capital Srinagar.In Srigufwara encounter, Dawood Ahmed Sofi of Zainakote HMT was killed along with three of his associates...

22-Jun-2018 Anantang

Six persons including four militants killed in South Kashmir gunfight

A fierce encounter in South Kashmir ended on a bloody note with the killing of four militants, a cop and a civilian while an injured woman has been battling for life in Srinagar hospital.The gunfight erupted in khiram Srigufwara area of South Kashmir after...

22-Jun-2018 Anantang

Four militants, civilian, SPO killed in Anantnag gunfight

Four militants, a civilian and a cop were killed in a firefight at Srigufwara area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday.In clashes, over thirty persons suffered injuries, ten of them with bullets.Official sources told GNS that today morning a joint...

22-Jun-2018 Anantnag

4 IS militants among 6 killed in J&K gunfight

In the first gunfight with security forces after Jammu and Kashmir was put under Governor's rule, four militants belonging to the Islamic State terror group were killed on Friday in Anantnag district, Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. Vaid said.This...

22-Jun-2018 Anantang

Two militants, civilian, SPO killed in Anantnag gunfight

Two militants, a civilian and a cop were killed in a firefight at Srigufwara area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district. Scores of youth were also injured in alleged government forces action during the encounter which also saw injuries to two army men.Official...

19-Jun-2018 Tral (Pulwama)

Two militants killed in Tral gunfight

Two militants were killed in and encounter at Hayen Nazneenpora area of South Kashmir’s Tral town here in Pulwama district.The gunfight was underway and one militant was still believed to be trapped inside the house till the filing of this report.A police...

19-Jun-2018 Pulwama

Four militants, two security men killed in J&K forest shootout

Four JeM militants and two security personnel were killed on Tuesday in an gunfight in a forested area in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, officials said.Four militants, all of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, were killed, said state police chief S.P. Vaid. The...

18-Jun-2018 Bandipora

Two more militants killed in ongoing Bandipora operation

Two more militants were killed in an ongoing encounter at Panar forest area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district.Official sources told GNS that today morning a fresh gunfight broke out between the militants and the joint team of army's 14 RR, 22 RR, 52...

31-May-2018 Srinagar

Two Pakistani militants killed in Handwara, buried at Reshwari area

Two Pakistani militants were killed in an overnight gunfight at Kralgund area of Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.A senior army officer told GNS that the militants opened fire upon patrolling party of army's 32 RR late last night in the forest...

26-May-2018 Srinagar

5 militants killed at Tangdar sector of LoC: Officials

Five militants were killed in an encounter at Tangdar sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, officials said on Saturday.They said that soldiers of 20 JAT posted at Eagle Post in Tangdar on Friday wee hours detected movement...

26-May-2018 Srinagar

Four militants killed in Tangdhar Kupwara

Army claims to have killed four militants in a gunfight on the Line of Control (LoC) after an infiltration bid was foiled early on Saturday, officials said.Defence spokesperson said that four militants were killed while attempting to infiltrate early morning...

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...

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