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08-Apr-2020 Sopore

JeM Militant, Active Since 2018, Killed As Sopore Encounter Ends

A JeM militant was killed in a gunfight with government forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday.Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar (IPS) told GNS that while militant was killed, searches are still underway at encounter...

08-Apr-2020 Sopore

Gunfight breaks in Sopore

A gunfight broke out between forces and militants in Gulabad Arampora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday late night after several hours long seige, officials said.Official sources told wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO)...

05-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Day 6: JCO Among 5 Army Soldiers, 5 militants killed in Kupwara woods

Five militants and as many soldiers including a JCO from army’s elite para force were killed on the five day of an ongoing operation in the woods of Kupwara district in north Kashmir on Sunday. Defence ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that the slain...

05-Apr-2020 Kupwara

5 militants, soldier killed in Kupwara woods

Five militants and a soldier were killed in a gunfight in Kupwara woods of north Kashmir where the army had been carrying searches from the last five days.Defence ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that the slain militants were infiltrators and the...

04-Apr-2020 Kulgam

Top Commander among 4 Hizb Militants killed in Kulgam Gunfight

Hizb Commander among Four militants were killed at Kulgam in a fierce Gunbattle between militants and Government forces breaks out on Satarday.Reports reached to 5 Dariya  news that ,Four HM militants one among Top Commander were nuetrealised in khur-...

04-Apr-2020 Kulgam

Kulgam encounter ends with the killing of four militants

in a fierce gunfight, 4 militants were killed while two soldiers were also injured at Khurbatapora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. A police official said that Hardmand Gori  area was cordoned off after receiving inputs about the presence of...

15-Mar-2020 Anantnag

B.Tech student among 4 militants killed in South Kashmir gunfight

Government Forces shot dead four militants inside a hideout in Watergam area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.Acting on a specific input, Jammu and Kashmir Police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the Army cordoned off the area in the night. As the government...

13-Mar-2020 Baramulla

8 days old militant killed in brief shootout

A missing youth who had apparently joined militant ranks was killed in a brief shootout with the government forces in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.Yesterday, police had sought help from general public in tracing at least 7 missing youth from Baramulla...

09-Mar-2020 Shopian

2 LeT Militants Killed In Shopian Gunfight

Two militants of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter with government forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Monday, officials said.They said a joint team of army’s 1st RR, 44 RR, 178 battalion and SOG laid a siege at Khojpora area of...

09-Mar-2020 Shopian

Two LET militants killed in Shopian Gunfight

Two LET (Lashkar -e-Toiba) militants were killed in Khawjapora Reben Village of South Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday.Reports reaching to 5 Dariya news that Two LET militants were killed in fierce gunfight which broke out at Reban village of Shopian...

22-Feb-2020 Srinagar

Two LeT militants killed in Bijbehara gunfight

Two militants affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter that raged between forces and militants in Sangam, area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday night, Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbag Singh said on Saturday.According...

21-Jan-2020 Srinagar

Khrew Encounter : Soldier, SoG man killed, search for militants on

A soldier and a Special Operation Group (SoG) man was killed in an encounter that broke out in Zantrag area of Khrew in South Kashmir’s Puwlama district, officials told wire-service Kashmir News Observer (KNO) on Tuesday.Officials said that joint teams...

15-Jan-2020 Doda

Top Hizb commander killed in Doda gunfight

A top Hizbul Mujahideen commander was killed in a fierce encounter with the security forces at Gundana area of Doda in Jammu and Kashmir while as hunt for another militant was on in the forest range.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO),...

07-Jan-2020 Srinagar

A week-old teenage Hizb militant killed in Awantipore gunfight

A week-old teenaged militant of Hizbul Mujahideen outfit was killed in an encounter at Awantipore area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.According to wire  service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the slain militant was identified as Shahid...

26-Nov-2019 Pulwama

Hizb district commander among 2 militants killed in Pulwama shoot-out

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants including the district commander were killed in a shoot-out at Drabgam area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district late on Monday evening, police said.According to wire service-Kashmir News Observer (KNO), two militants of Hizb...

12-Nov-2019 Kangan(Ganderbal)

Unidentified militant killed in Ganderbal encounter

An unidentified militant was killed in an ongoing encounter at Kulan, Gund area of Kangan in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday, police said.According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), police said that acting on a specific tip-off,...

16-Oct-2019 Anantnag

Three Lashkar militants killed in Bijbehara encounter

Three militants were killed in an overnight gunfight at Pazalpora village of Bijbehera in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday while as a house where they were hiding was raised to ground.According to wire-service Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a ...

08-Oct-2019 Awantipore(Pulwama)

2 Lashkar militants killed in first gunfight post Aug 5 in South Kashmir

Two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were killed in an encounter with security forces at Kaiwan village of Awantipore in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. This was the first encounter in South Kashmir post August 5, when Centre scrapped article 370 and bifurcated...

03-Aug-2019 Srinagar

BAT action foiled at Keran sector, seven militants killed: Army

At least seven militants were killed when Army foiled a BAT action in Keran sector of Kupwara district of north Kashmir, defence spokesman Rajesh Kalia told KNO.He said that n the last 36 hours no attempt to disrupt the peace and to target the Amarnath...

03-Aug-2019 Budgam

Of 11 militants, only four active in Budgam, rest killed: Police

Budgam district in Central Kashmir has been witnessing an increase in encounters from last year. Police in the district, are increasing their action to make Budgam a militant free district. As per the police records, seven militants were killed from January...

03-Aug-2019 Sopore

Three militants gunned down in two separate gun battles

Three militants have been killed in two separate gun battles in Kashmir valley within a  short span of 24 hours.According to the PTK correspondent, a militant was killed in an encounter with security  forces in Warpora area of Sopore. A joint operation...

03-Aug-2019 Shopian

Shopian Encounter Ends, death toll 4

More than 50-hour long gunfight between militants and goverment forces ended in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Saturday.In all, two militants, a soldier and a non-local labourer were killed  during the course of gunfight which ensued on the intervening...

02-Aug-2019 Shopian

Militant, army soldier killed in ongoing Shopian operation

A militant of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit and an army soldier were killed in an ongoing operation at Ittoo Mohalla Pandushan area of South Kashmir’s Shopian on Friday afternoon.Official sources told GNS that body was recovered from the site of the encounter...

31-Jul-2019 Shopian

Gunfight breaks out in J&K's Shopian

A gunfight started on Wednesday between security forces and holed-up militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.Following specific information about presence of militants in Baderhama village of Zawoora area in Shopian, security forces...

31-Jul-2019 Bandipora

3 militants killed, army foils infiltration bid on LoC

Three infiltrating militants were killed late Tuesday by the army near the line of control (LoC) in Gurez sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, sources said on Wednesday.Defence sources said a group of infiltrating militants were challenged by...

30-Jul-2019 Anantnag

Top Jaish commander, associate killed in J&K's Anantnag

A top Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) commander, involved in the attack on June 12 attack that left 5 CRPF troopers dead, was killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag, police said."In a major success in the ongoing anti-militancy...

27-Jul-2019 Shopian

Jaish Pak commander eliminated in Shopian gunfight: Police

Pakistani terrorist Munna Lahori of the Jaish- e-Muhammad (JeM), who specialized in making improvised explosive devices (IEDs), is among the two militants killed in the Shopian gunfight on Saturday, police said.A statement issued by the police here said the other...

27-Jul-2019 Shopian/Kupwara

Soldier, 2 militants killed in Kashmir

A soldier and two militants were killed in two separate incidents involving the security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian and Kupwara districts on Saturday, police said.An army official said a cache of weapons and war-like stores were...

17-Jul-2019 Sopore

Militant killed in J&K gunfight

One militant was killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, police said.The encounter took place in Gund Brath in the outskirts of the town. the body of the militant has been recovered along with a weapon....

05-Jul-2019 Srinagar

One militant killed in J&K gunfight

One militant was killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said."The identity of the slain militant is being ascertained. Firing exchanges have stopped but search operations are going on," police...

26-Jun-2019 Pulwama

Zakir Musa's successor killed in Tral gunfight

The chief of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind (AGH) outfit was killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with security forces in Tral forest area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.The police said: "Chief of Ansar Ghazwatul Hind, Shabir Ahmad Malik son of Abdul Ahad Malik...

23-Jun-2019 Shopian

Four more Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind militants shot dead in J&K

Four militants of the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH) were killed on Sunday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.This was the second gunfight with AGH militants this month and came within a month of the new outfit's commander Zakir...

23-Jun-2019 Srinagar

Four 'IS-inspired' militants killed in J&K gunfight

Four "Islamic State-inspired" militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.Following the gunfight, Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh told reporters that the four militants...

23-Jun-2019 Shopian

Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said."Bodies of the slain militants have been recovered along with their weapons. Their identities and group affiliations are being...

22-Jun-2019 Srinagar

JeM militant killed in J&K's Baramulla gunfight

A Pakistani militant of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit was killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.The militant, identified as Luqman, was killed in the encounter in Boniyar area of Uri sector...

18-Jun-2019 Anantnag

4 soldiers lost in one day, as key Pulwama attack man killed

The Indian Army on Tuesday killed yet another militant linked to the Pulwama attack that took away the lives of 40 CRPF troopers earlier this year. Despite losing four soldiers in past 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army was successful in killing the...

17-Jun-2019 Anantnag

Major, militant killed, three soldiers injured in J&K gunfight

An Indian army major and a militant were killed and three soldiers including another major injured in a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday.Earlier, police sources had said two militants had...

14-Jun-2019 Pulwama

Suspected LeT militants killed in J&K

Two suspected Lashkar militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.The holed up militants were killed in the encounter in Graw-Bandina village of Awantipora."Two militants believed...

10-Jun-2019 Shopian

Two AGH militants killed in gunfight in J&K Shopian

Two local militants belonging to Ansar Ghazwatul Hind (AGH) outfit were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.Police sources said bodies of two slain militants have been recovered along with their...

08-Jun-2019 Anantnag

JeM militant killed in J&K gunfight

One Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant was killed on Saturday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said.According to police sources, the slain militant has been identified as Iqbal Ahmad of Anantnag's Dooru...

07-Jun-2019 Pulwama

Deserter SPOs among 4 militants killed in Pulwama

Four militants, including two special police officers (SPOs) who decamped with weapons, were killed hours later on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.Two of the slain militants were identified...

03-Jun-2019 Shopian

Militant, overground worker killed in Shopian shootout

 One militant and an overground worker (OGW) of militants were killed in a shootout on Monday between the security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian  district.Police sources said a patrol party of the Rashtriya Rifles was fired upon...

31-May-2019 Shopian/Kishtwar

Five militants killed, two policemen injured in Kashmir

Five militants were killed and two policemen injured on Friday in three gunfights in Jammu and Kashmir.Police sources said security forces carried out an operation in Midoora village of Tral area of Pulwama district where militants hiding in a house opened...

31-May-2019 Srinagar

Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.The gunfight took place in an orchard area of the Dragad-Sugan village after security forces surrounded the area following information...

30-May-2019 Sopore

Two Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants killed in Sopore

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Thursday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.Police sources said the killings took place in Dangarpora village in Sopore area."Exact identity of the slain militants...

28-May-2019 Anantnag

Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, police sources said.The gun battle took place in the forests of Kokernag as the security forces were flushing out the hiding militants.The...

23-May-2019 Pulwama

Zakir Musa, J&K's most wanted militant, killed in Kashmir

The Kashmir Valley's most wanted militant commander, Zakir Musa, who headed the Al Qaeda affiliate Ansar Gazwatul Hind, was killed on Thursday by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.Informed sources said the security forces started a...

22-May-2019 Kulgam

Two Hizbul militants killed in J&K gunfight

Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed on Wednesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said."The two slain militants were affiliated with the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit. Their identities are being ascertained,"...

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