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15-Sep-2018 Kulgam

Five militants killed in Qazigund encounter

Five militants were killed in a gunfight at Chowgam area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday.Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation at Chowgam, Qazigund late last night.A police...

15-Sep-2018 Qazigund

05 terrorists killed in Qazigund encounter

Police and Security Forces in the intervening night jointly launched a search operation in Chowgam area of Qazigund Kulgam based on credible inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area.During the search operation, terrorists fired on the search party....

13-Sep-2018 Sopore

Four militants killed in Kashmir

Four militants were killed and eight security personnel injured in two separate gun battles in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.Two of them were killed in Arampore area in Sopore town, Defence Ministry said.Police said the security forces, including Rashtriya...

11-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Sister’s marriage postponed after militant brother dies in gunfight

Wedding celebrations turned into mourning for a family in Sopore after the bride’s brother, a militant, died along with the associate in a gunfight with government forces at Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The family was soaked in celebration as...

11-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Two LeT militants killed in Handwara gunfight

Two militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit were killed in a gunfight at Galoora area of Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Monday.Reports reaching GNS said that that army’s 30 RR, 92 bn CRPF and SOG cordoned Galoora area of Langate during pre dawn...

11-Sep-2018 Kupwara

Encounter breaks out in Handwara village

A gunfight broke out in Galoora area of Handwara in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Monday.Reports reaching GNS said that that army’s 30 RR, 92 bn CRPF and SOG cordoned Galoora area of Langate during pre dawn hours.Soon after the joint team of forces...

30-Aug-2018 Hajin (Bandipora)

Two militants killed in Hajin encounter

Two militants were killed while a civilian was injured during an encounter at Parr Mohalla Hajin here North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.A police official said that during the searches, militants fired upon the search party, which was retaliated leading...

30-Aug-2018 Bandipora

Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed in a gunfight with the security forces on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.The body of the second militant was recovered from the encounter site in Parray Mohalla of Hajin area where searches were...

29-Aug-2018 Anantang

Hizb top commander among 2 killed in Anantnag gunfight

Two Hizb ul Mujahideen militants, including senior commander Altaf Kachroo, were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday. Dozens of persons sustained injuries during clashes near encounter site.The...

17-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Soldier killed in Handwara gunfight

A soldier was killed after militants and government forces exchange fire during a cordon and search operation in Kachlu Kralgund area of North Kashmir’s Handwara town on Friday morning.Combined Forces including soldiers from 32 Rashtriya Rifles cordoned...

07-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Four army men, two militants killed in Gurez gunfight

At least four Army men, including a Major  and two militants were killed in a fierce gunfight along the Line of Control in Gurez sector of north Kashmir's  Bandipora district on Monday. A massive counter-infiltration operation is under way in...

04-Aug-2018 Shopian

Five militants and a civilian killed in Shopian

Five militants were killed in an overnight gunfight with the government forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir. A civilian was killed and two dozen others injured in clashes following the gunfight."Five militants have been killed in the operation that...

04-Aug-2018 Shopian

Shopian encounter ends, five militants killed

The overnight encounter at Kilora village in southern Kashmir’s Shopian district ended on Saturday with the killing of five militants.While one militant died late last night, four others were killed early Saturday morning, officials said. The gunfight broke...

03-Aug-2018 Sopore

2 militants, army man killed in Sopore gunfight

Two militants and an army soldier were killed in a gunfight at Drusoo village of Dangiwacha area of Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of Army's 22 RR and SOG launched a cordon at Drusoo village in Bharampora...

02-Aug-2018 Kupwara

Two Hizb militants killed in Kupwara shootout

Two local Hizb ul Mujahideen militants were killed in a brief shootout in Khumriyal area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Thursday.Reports reaching GNS said that a vehicle Hyundai SX bearing Registration no. JK01G-7770) reached near the Khumriyal Bridge...

25-Jul-2018 Anantang

Two LeT militants killed in Anantnag gunfight

Two militants were killed in an encounter in Lal Chowk area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday.Reports reaching GNS said that the encounter started after a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF laid a siege at Mehmaan Mohalla in Lal Chowk. The...

22-Jul-2018 Kulgam

Kulgam encounter: All three militants killed

Three militants have been killed at Wani Mohalla, Khudwani area of Kulgam district after an encounter broke out early Sunday morning between goverment forces and militants.DGP JK confirmed on tweeter that the trapped militants were responsible for killing...

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...

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