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25-Jul-2021 Kupwara

Huge haul of explosive material recovered in J&K's Kupwara

Security forces have recovered huge quantity of explosive material from Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said on Sunday.Based on a specific input regarding the presence of an improvised explosive device (IED), a joint team of Kupwara police and army's...

14-Jul-2021 Pulwama

Pulwama Encounter : Pak Lashkar commander among 3 militants killed

Three terrorists belonging to proscribed outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were eliminated in an overnight joint operation by the police, army and CRPF in South Kashmir's Pulwama district, officials said on Wednesday.One of the three terrorists has been identified...

08-Jul-2021 Baramulla

Terrorist hideout busted in J&K's Sopore, linkman arrested

A terrorist associate was arrested as police busted a terrorist hideout at Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, officials said on Thursday."Today at about 1530 hrs (3.30 p.m.), based on credible input regarding presence of terrorists in Ganai...

25-Jun-2021 Shopian

Shopian encounter: 2nd terrorist surrenders with AK rifle

One terrorist was killed while another surrendered with an AK rifle during an encounter between militants and security forces in the Hanjipora area in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday, officials said."The second terrorist of proscribed outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba...

25-Jun-2021 Shopian

Militant killed in Kashmir encounter

One terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in South Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday, officials said."One unidentified terrorist killed. Operation in progress," police said about the gunfight taking place...

04-Jun-2021 Rajouri

Joint Forces recover arms and ammunition in Rajouri

information was received from reliable sources that there is some suspicious movement in upper reaches of Azmatabad area of Thanamandi.A joint search operation was launched by 48RR of the Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police and in the general areas of Manyal,...

31-May-2021 Ganderbal

Joint Forces bust hideout in Ganderbal forest area

Joint Forces Monday busted a hideout in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal forest area district and recovered arms and ammunition.A Police Spokesperson said that upon a reliable information from own source about presence of  some suspicious objects in a forest,...

28-May-2021 Budgam

Budgam Police arrests notorious drug peddler in Budgam

Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Budgam have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered huge consignment of psychotropic substance and cash amount of 12,900/- from his possession.Officers from Police Station...

27-May-2021 Rajouri

Rajouri Police bust gang of bike lifters

On February 22, 2021, two complaints had been lodged at PS Thanamandi- one by Riaz Ahmed S/O Shabir Ahmed R/O Hasplote Tehsil Thanamandi that his motorcycle bearing registration No JK11D-5862 and the other by one Sohail Ahmed S/O Shabir Ahmed R/O Surankote...

27-May-2021 Anantnag

Anantnag Police recovers contraband substances in Krandigham

Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Anantnag along with Revenue and Excise Departments have recovered contraband substances at Krandigham area of Anantnag.A police party from Police Station Bijbehara led by SHO PS...

22-May-2021 Poonch

Cache of arms & ammunition recovered in J&K's Poonch

A huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered in a joint operation by the police and the army from an underground terrorist hideout in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday.Police said that arms and ammunition from an...

20-May-2021 Kupwara

J&K police arrests 2 terrorist associates, recovers 6 grenades

Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested two terrorist associates in Kupwara district and recovered six live grenades from their possession, officials said on Thursday.Police said acting on specific information regarding movement of terrorists, a special checkpoint...

19-May-2021 Poonch

Cache of weapons recovered in J&K

The police and the army in a joint operation recovered a cache of weapons, including two pistols, from a forested area in the Bafliaz region in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday.The army said the operation was carried out...

17-May-2021 Srinagar

Five militants still active in J&K's Srinagar city: IGP Vijay Kumar

Five militants are still active in Srinagar city and these are being tracked by the security forces, the police said on Monday.Vijay Kumar, IGP (Kashmir Zone) told reporters that six militants were active in Srinagar city and one of them was recently killed...

15-May-2021 Pulwama

Police recovered 10 Kg IED in Pulwama averted major Tragedy

In a Major Development Police claimed averted a major tragedy  after a ten Kg of( IED)Improvised Explosive Device was recovered in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday.After receiving credible inputs about the possible attack of IED by JEM,...

15-May-2021 Kupwara

Missing 10-Year-Old Boy’s Body Found in Kupwara Woods

Body of a minor boy, who had gone missing earlier this week, was found from a forest area in Reshwari, Wadder Bala here on Saturday afternoon.A police official told Global News Service  that the 10-year-old identified as Aslam Rashid Gojar son of Abdul...

14-May-2021 Samba

BSF recovers arms and ammunition near Samba border

Border Security Force on Friday claimed to have recovered arms and ammunition near Samba border of the Jammu region.A BSF official said that during routine patrolling, BSF men found some arms and ammunition lying on the ground near Regal Post of Samba.He said...

13-May-2021 New Delhi/Srinagar

Kandahar-Kashmir drug racket busted in Delhi, over 54 kg heroin seized

Delhi Police's Special Cell on Thursday said that it has busted an international drug racket with its links to (Afghanistan's) Kandahar and Kashmir with the arrest of five persons with over 54 kg of heroin valued at Rs 250 crore.Deputy Commissioner of Police,...

12-May-2021 Samba

Grenade attack on police in Jammu's Samba district, no damage reported

Panic gripped Nud area of Jammu's Samba district after a grenade was hurled at a police party on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, police said.A police official told news agency-Kashmir News Observer (KNO), an explosion took place in the intervening...

11-May-2021 Kupwara

Terrorist associate held in J&K, grenades, cash recovered

A terrorist associate was arrested in J&K's Kupwara district and incriminating material, including weapons and cash, recovered from his possession, police said on Tuesday.Police said acting on specific information, Kupwara police, along with army's...

11-May-2021 Anantnag

3 LeT militants killed in Anantnag encounter identified

Three terrorists belonging to the proscribed terror outfit LeT killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Tuesday have been identified, police said.Police in a statement said that Anantnag Police while acting on specific input regarding...

09-May-2021 Poonch

Security forces recover 19 grenades in J&K's Poonch

Security forces recovered 19 grenades on Sunday in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.Police said security forces including local police and 16 Rashtriya Rifles launched a search operation in Phaglain Surankote area of Poonch district after receiving specific...

06-May-2021 Srinagar

3 Al-Badr Militants Killed, One Surrenders In Shopian: Police

Three newly recruited militants, belonging to Al-Badr, were killed and another surrendered in an encounter in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said on Thursday.“On a specific input regarding presence of (militants) in Kanigam area of Shopian, a joint...

04-May-2021 Sopore (Baramulla)

Terrorists killed in Sopore encounter refused to surrender

The two terrorists killed in an encounter in Sopore in north Kashmir on Tuesday evening were given an oppurtunity to surrender, but they refused to do that and instead fired at the security forces that trigerred the encounter, the police said.The police...

04-May-2021 Sopore (Baramulla)

Foreign terrorist trapped as Sopore encounter rages on

One foreign terrorist involved in several acts of terror is trapped as an encounter rages on between terrorists and security forces at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district.Sources said one foreign terrorist involved in killing of two councillors...

26-Apr-2021 Kishtwar

Arms, ammunition recovered in J&K's Kishtwar

A joint team of army and local police on Monday recovered arms and ammunition from the hilly areas of Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district.A defence statement said, "A joint team of army and police launched a search operation in Chhatru forest area in...

26-Apr-2021 Kulgam

Large cache of arms recovered from Kulgam in J&K

A large cache of arms and ammunition were recovered following a joint operation carried out by the army and the police in the Manzgam forest area in south Kashmir's Kulgam district, officials said on Monday.The army said that based on specific intelligence...

22-Apr-2021 New Delhi/Kupwara

Alongside guns, heroin flows into Kashmir from Afghanistan, Pakistan

The valley of Kashmir particularly the northern Kupwara district is rapidly turning into a major hub of the narcotics smuggled in from Afghanistan and Pakistan. According to the official figures, heroin worth over Rs 300 crore has been seized in the valley...

13-Apr-2021 Handwara

Al-Badr terror module busted by J&K Police, 5 held

A module of terror outfit Al-Badr was busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara on Tuesday and two terrorists and three of their associates held, police said.Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition was also recovered, officials said on Tuesday.Police...

11-Apr-2021 Shopian

3 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter

Three terrorists were gunned down on Sunday during an encounter between the terrorists and the security forces in South Kashmir's Shopian district.While congratulating the police and other security forces for showing patience during the operation, the Kashmir...

29-Mar-2021 Sopore

Municipal Councillor, cop killed in terror attack in Kashmir

One Municipal Councillor and a Special Police Officer (SPO) of J&K policeman were killed in a terrorist attack at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday, sources said.According to details, a Councillor identified as Riyaz Ahmad, an SPO...

22-Mar-2021 Srinagar

4 Lashkar men killed in Kashmir encounter

Repeated offers were made to the holed-up terrorists in South Kashmir's Shopian district to surrender but they refused and were eliminated in a joint operation by the police and army on Monday, senior officials said here.In a press conference in Srinagar after...

15-Mar-2021 Srinagar

2 militants killed in Shopian encounter

A second terrorist has been killed during an encounter between terrorists and security forces in South Kashmir's Shopian district, officials said on Monday."One more unidentified terrorist killed in Shopian encounter at Rawalpora. Number of terrorists...

26-Feb-2021 Reasi

Terror hideout busted in J&K; arms, ammunition seized

Security forces recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition from a militant hideout in J&K's Reasi district.A defence statement said, "Army and J&K police in their ongoing tempo of operations against Pakistan sponsored terrorism today evening recovered...

24-Feb-2021 Anantnag

2 militants killed in Kashmir encounter

At least two militants were killed in a gunfight in South Kahsmir’s Anantnag today.Police in a tweet on Wednesday morning claimed that four militants got killed in Shalgul forest area of Srigufwara Anantnag. However, the tweet was later taken down from...

24-Feb-2021 Srinagar

Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Srinagar and Budgam

Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Srinagar & Budgam and recovered psychotropic substances from their possession.In Srinagar, officers at a checkpoint established near Syed Mansoor...

21-Feb-2021 Anantnag

Terrorist hideout busted in Kashmir, weapons recovered

A large quantity of arms and ammunition was recovered after police and security forces in a joint operation busted a terrorist hideout in South Kashmir's Anantnag district, officials said on Sunday.Police said the hideout was busted after the arrest of...

18-Feb-2021 Reasi

Huge cache of arms recovered from J&K's Reasi

Army and police in a joint operation have recovered a huge cache of weapons, including warlike stores in the hinterlands of Reasi district in the Jammu region, officials said on Thursday.Army said that an input was received on Wednesday evening from reliable...

13-Feb-2021 Jammu

Terrorist involved in killing 3 BJP workers arrested from Jammu

The Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist from the Samba district of Jammu involved in the killing of three Bharatiya Janata Party workers and one policeman in Kashmir last year, officials said on Saturday. Inspector General...

02-Feb-2021 Bandipora

J&K police arrest two JEM terror suspects

Acting on specific inputs, J&K police and the army in Bandipora district arrested one terror suspecte named Abdul Majeed Khan, a resident of Kralpora Bandipora, and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession imcluding one Pistol, three live hand...

18-Jan-2021 Ramban

J&K: 2 terror operatives nabbed

The Jammu & Kashmir Police busted a terror module on Monday in Jammu's Ramban district by arresting two terror operatives and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession, officials said.Police said initial investigation reveals...

14-Jan-2021 Srinagar

Srinagar Police arrested 02 thieves in SMHS Hospital

Srinagar Police have arrested two thieves and have recovered stolen property from their possession.On 12-01-2021, Police Station Karan Nagar received a written complaint from Mohd Ashraf resident of Lajoura Pulwama stating therein that some unknown person(s)...

14-Jan-2021 Samba

BSF detects one more tunnel in Samba Sector of Jammu

India’s Border Security Forces Wednesday said that it detected a secret tunnel in Samba Sector of Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.“Alert BSF troops detected a tunnel in the Samba Sector of Jammu; thwarting the nefarious designs of Pakistan,” BSF Jammu informed...

11-Jan-2021 Pulwama

2 'JeM Associates' Arrested In Awantipora: Police

Security forces on Monday claimed to have arrested  two 'militant associates' from Awantipora in south-Kashmir's Pulwama district.A media handout received by GNS reads that "Awantipora Police along with 42 RR & 130 Bn CRPF arrested two 'militant associates'...

11-Jan-2021 Sopore

Sopore Police solves burglary case, 03 arrested

Police in Sopore solved a burglary case and have arrested three accused persons involved in the commission of crime. Stolen property worth lakhs has also been recovered.On 05 January 2021, Police Post Watergam received a written complaint from one individual...

10-Jan-2021 Pulwama

LeT hideout busted in Kashmir, 1 terrorist associate arrested

Based on credible input regarding presence of terrorists of proscribed terror outfit LeT in a hideout constructed in a house in village Chandhara Pampore in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, police along with the Army and CRPF launched a search operation Sunday...

28-Dec-2020 Jammu

Police arrest one more LeT associate from Jammu

After the arrest of some militants in Jammu region, raids are being conducted in different parts to nab the associates of militants.A police spokesman said a person has been arrested in Jammu who is linked with banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba.He said...

16-Oct-2020 Pulwama

LeT hideout destroyed in Kashmir, arms and ammunition seized

Security forces launched a search operation on Friday morning in Kawani village near the Jhelum river bank in Awantipora of Pulwama district and unearthed and destroyed a large underground hideout of LeT.Police said the operation followed a credible input regarding...

10-Oct-2020 Srinagar

Pak bid to smuggle weapons into Kashmir foiled by Army

The Army has foiled an attempt by terrorists from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to smuggle war-like stores into India and seized arms and ammunition on the LoC in Karen Sector, officials said on Saturday."The Army noticed 2-3 men sending something in a tube...

04-Oct-2020 Poonch

Cache of arms and ammunition recovered in J&K

Security forces on Sunday recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in J&K's Poonch district.The operation carried out by police and army at Surankote in the district ended with the recovery of a large quantity of arms and ammunition including one AK 56 rifle,...

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