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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...

18-Oct-2018 Srinagar

2 Lashkar militants, ‘civilian’, cop killed in Fateh Kadal

Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed in an encounter in Fateh Kadal area of the city along with a “civilian” and a policeman. The police, however, said that the all the three persons killed in the gunfight were militants. Meanwhile, the killing...

17-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar gunfight leaves four dead

Two militants, civilian and a policeman were killed in Fathe Kadal area of Kashmir capital Srinagar on Wednesday morning.The causalities occurred after government forces received inputs about the presence of militants in the area. The area was cordoned off...

13-Oct-2018 Pulwama

Militant killed in Pulwama encounter, another injured

A militant was killed in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday morning.Reports said that after receiving inputs about the presence of at least three militants in Dalipora Babgund area of Pulwama district, the government forces brought the hamlet...

13-Oct-2018 Pulwama

Miitant killed, two others escape in Pulwama

The militant killed in an encounter with government forces at Babagund in Pulwama has been identified as Shabir Ahmad Dar alias Masoli of Samboora. Official sources told GNS said that a joint team of army, SOG and CRPF had laid an ambush following a tip...

11-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Manan’s ‘martyrdom’ has ended 10-month persecution, says father

The death of Manan Bashir Wani, top Hizbul Mujahideen commander of north Kashmir, might be a big achievement for the government forces, but for his family his “martyrdom” means an end to ten months of alleged persecution at the hands of government forces....

11-Oct-2018 Handwara (Kupwara)

Manan Wani along with associate killed in North Kashmir gun battle

Scholar turned Hizbul Mujhadeen Commander Manan Wani has been killed in a fierce gunfight with Government Forces here in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Besides, Manan another local militant identified as Ashiq Ahmed Zargar, a resident of Tulwari Langate was...

25-Sep-2018 Sopore

Two militants killed in Sopore gunfight

At least two militants were killed in a gunfight at Tujjar area of Sopore town in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.Reports said that a joint team of army's 22 RR, SOG and CRPF laid a siege around Nowpora area of Tujjer late last night following “specific”...

24-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Tanghdar gunfight: Three militants, para commando killed, toll 6

Three militants and a soldier were killed on Monday in an ongoing gunfight along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.With the killing of three more militants, the total number of militants died in the operation...

21-Sep-2018 Bandipora

40-hour long Bandipora encounter ends, 3 more militants killed, toll 5

Three more militants were killed with government forces as the 40-hour long gunfight at Sumlar forests of north Kashmir's Bandipora district ended on Friday late afternoon.SSP Bandipora Zulfikar Azad told GNS that three more militants were killed in the operation.He...

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...

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