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LeT militant killed in Budgam encounter · Restrictions imposed in Budgam, Ganderbal · 3 terrorists gunned down in Kashmir's Budgam district · Encounter breaks out in Kashmir's Budgam district · National Investigation Agency raids house of Hurriyat leader in Budgam. Comments. Add Your Comments.
SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, April 26 (Xinhua) -- A civilian was killed Thursday after militants attacked a contingent of paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said. The attack was carried out at Laizbal locality of Anantnag town, about 60 km ...

Khoda, a 1974-batch IPS officer of J&K cadre, said that security forces had in 2017 gunned down over 200 terrorists, indicating that there are more insurgents in Kashmir than last year. He also raised concerns over politicians trying to politicise issues to gain political mileage. He said that the vote bank ...
However, for the Wani-Mohalla neighbourhood of south Kashmir's Khudwani village, the season only brought ferocious destruction. On the night of April 10, Indian army personnel, making their way through the narrow alleys of this old locality, came in hunt for the armed rebels of Lashkar-e-Taiba - a group ...
ONE man was kidnapped by unidentified militants from the village of Moolu Pinjora in Shopian district in India's Jammu and Kashmir state on 15 April, the Daily Excelsior reported. The militants shot the man in the leg, wounding him, but released him later that day. No group immediately claimed ...
South Kashmir – particularly, Shopian, Pulwama and Kulgam have become a hotbed of homegrown militants. The recent joining of ... Recently, Kashmiri footballer-turned-militant Majid Khan had surrendered before the forces after his mother repeatedly asked him to return. Shopian has witnessed the ...

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A soldier, a counterinsurgency police official and a rebel were killed in a gunfight on Tuesday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, ... A new generation of Kashmiri rebels, especially in the southern parts of the disputed region, has revived the militancy and challenged New Delhi's rule ...
The fighting began early Tuesday when militants attacked raiding government forces with gunfire in a forest in the southern Tral area, police said. ... A new generation of Kashmiri rebels, especially in the southern parts of the disputed region, has revived militancy and challenged New Delhi's rule with guns ...
SHOPIAN, Kashmir — An Indian Army operation against militants fighting Indian rule in the Muslim-majority Kashmir Valley killed at least 12 militants on Sunday, the largest one-day death toll of insurgents in recent years, officials in Kashmir said. At least three soldiers and four civilians also died, and about ...
Sources also said that top officials were satisfied with the steps already initiated by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir to check the militant activities in the hinterland ... It is to mention here that more than 3398 security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir by militants in last one and half decade.
Srinagar: The son of Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, the newly-elected chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, has joined the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group in Kashmir, top sources said. A photo of Junaid Ashraf Khan, 28, brandishing an AK-47 rifle went viral on social media on Saturday. This is the first time that ...
In a setback to Jammu Kashmir Police (JKP) which has been trying hard to wean away youth from clutches of militancy, son of a police personnel joined a militant outfit on Friday. Abid maqbool Bhat, son of head constable Mohammad Maqbool Bhat, a resident of Khangund Tral has joined militancy.
A militant was killed and a woman injured on Sunday during a gunfight between security forces and the militants in central Kashmir's Badgam district, officials said. “On specific inputs regarding the presence of terrorists, Jammu and Kashmir Police, 53 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and the Central Reserve Police ...
Srinagar: Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces on Saturday in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, police said. ... Acting on specific information about the presence of militants in Shistragam village in Dooru area of Anantnag, security forces launched a search and cordon operation in ...
Srinagar, Mar 16 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday overpowered a person before he could lob a hand grenade on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Pulwama district. A police ... On questioning, the militant was identified as Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Dangerpora, Padgampora.
In Shopian and Pulwama districts, seen as a hotbed of homegrown militants in Kashmir, many youths have already left home to get arms training. ... training in Pakistan during the peak militancy era failed to make any difference, there are still many youngsters who are ready to die for the “Kashmiri cause”.
Srinagar —Two militants killed in a gun battle with government forces in Khanmoh the previous night were laid to rest in their native villages on ... of people waiting for their bodies at the native villages pro-freedom slogans and held several rounds of funeral prayers as the slain militant were laid to rest.

Soon after the pre-dawn encounter on March 12, the Jammu and Kashmir police identified two of the dead men as local militants, Muhammad Ehsan Fazili and Syed Owais. Though the the Ansar Ghazwatul Hind – an extremist outfit operating in Kashmir with links to Al Qaeda – announced that the third ...
Security forces on Friday apprehended two suspected militants in separate incidents in south Kashmir, recovering arms and ammunition from their possession, the police said. In the first incident, Shahnawaz Ahmad Mir, a resident of Bugam in Kulgam, was apprehended during random checking at a naka ...
Telangana Police on Wednesday said that one of the three militants killed in an operation at Hakoora, in south Kashmir, on Monday night came from Manuguru, in Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Telangana. Telangana Police identified the slain militant as Mohmmed Toufeeq, 26. The police said Toufeeq ...
On Sunday, three militants from the same group were killed in the Hakoora-Anantnag area in south Kashmir. One of them turned out to be a resident of Hyderabad who was “radicalised into the Islamic State ideology through social media,” police said. The militant killed on Sunday was identified as ...
Protests after Indian troops kill three rebels in Kashmir. Police have imposed a curfew in some parts of the main city of ... The deaths of three suspected rebel fighters in Indian-administered Kashmir has provoked protests at their funerals. Police have imposed a curfew in some parts of the main city of ...
... Jihad Council (UJC), a conglomerate of various local militant outfits, on Monday paid rich tributes to three militants killed in a gunfight in south Kashmir. ... Meanwhile, the spokesperson said that Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen Ameer Sheikh Jameel-ur-Rehman has paid glorious tributes to slain militants and ...
Militant killings: JKLF Chief Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar. The arrest has come in the aftermath of the killing of three militants in south Kashmir's Anantnag district this morning. Print. GK Web Desk Srinagar, Publish Date: Mar 12 2018 11:24AM | Updated Date: Mar 12 2018 12:47PM ...
As news of the killings spread, protests and clashes against Indian rule broke out in several parts of the region. Rebels have been fighting Indian rule since 1989, demanding Kashmir be made part of Pakistan or become an independent country. India accuses Pakistan of arming and training the rebels, ...
JeM militants have strengthened their base in southern Kashmir, especially in Tral area of Awantipora and some parts of Shopian and Pulwama, ... top Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commanders over the past year or so, JeM has seen quick ascendance among the militant groups active in J&K.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A gunbattle between Indian troops and rebels early Monday killed three insurgents in disputed Kashmir and triggered more ... While one suspected militant was yet to be identified, the other two slain were local rebels who were engineering students before joining the militancy.
In addition, the number of local Kashmiris joining the insurgency increased exponentially, putting the total number of armed rebels active throughout Kashmir at a steady pre-2017 count of 200. A total of 108 civilians were killed through 2017, according to figures released by independent monitors. A similar ...
A Kashmiri man shouts pro freedom slogans near the body of rebel Easa Fazili, during his funeral procession, on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Monday, March 12, 2018. A gun-battle between Indian troops and rebels early Monday killed three insurgents in disputed Kashmir and ...
SRINAGAR: A militant injured a day ago in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district has died, police said. The brief gunfight had taken place between the security forces and the militants in Hajin area on Monday, before a civilian protest had broken out in the area. Taking advantage of the ...
Indian paramilitary soldiers pay their tributes during the wreath laying ceremony of their colleague Mohammad Mujahid Khan, who was killed in an ongoing gun battle with suspects rebels at a base camp on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. India's defense ...
Shooting between Indian soldiers and militants holed up inside an army camp in Indian-controlled Kashmir has left at least five soldiers and one civilian dead, officials said Sunday, the second day of the battle. The fighting, which began at dawn Saturday when the militants stormed the Sunjuwan army base ...
SRINAGAR: Four unidentified militants were killed in an ongoing operation in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, the Army said on Tuesday evening. ... As per official data, around 124 militants managed to infiltrate last year, while an equal number of locals joined the militant ranks during the same period.
Fazili was one of the three militants who had been killed early that morning in a gunfight with security forces in a south Kashmir village some 60 kilometres away. Various ... The rival groups of mourners soon got into a scuffle while youth swarmed around a man believed to be the militant who recruited Fazili.
Civilian injured in clashes as militants give slip to forces in Hajin ... A civilian was also injured during the clashes that broke out in Bon Mohalla area of Hajin in this north Kashmir district. ... Official said that forces could not find any militant during the searches and the CASO was called off amid clashes.
A video being shared on social media apparently shows Constable Kultar Singh Singh fallen and bleeding, saying to the man holding the camera that he was shot twice and two men had snatched his rifle. Constable Farooq Ahmed Yatoo was killed when militants fired on him in Soura locality of Srinagar, ...
A constable was killed after militants attacked the home of Hurriyat leader Fazal Haq Qureshi at Bilal Colony in Srinagar's Soura area on Sunday, according to several media reports.
The police claimed to have achieved a breakthrough in one of the shootings and seized the vehicle used by the militants. “Two policemen have been martyred,” IGP, Kashmir, S P Pani told The Indian Express. “Two weapons have also been snatched.” Suspected militants fired at police constable Kultar ...
Be more careful boys, its the proxy war that we are fighting in Jammu & Kashmir, he added in another tweet. On 6 February, militants had killed two policemen escorting a 22-year-old LeT militant at a Srinagar hospital. The militants were able to free the militant Mohammed Naveed Jhutt, who was in police ...
A suspected Hizbul Mujahiden militant was killed when a grenade was throwin at Tral police station in South Kashmir on Monday, Director General of Police SP Vaid said. The police suspect the grenade attack was meant to clear the way for Mushtaq Chopan to escape, but it exploded too close to him, ...
Fighting between Indian forces and separatist rebels has left thousands of children bereaved and traumatised. ... His father Aijaz Ahmad Thoker was killed by Indian forces in 2016 while returning home during protests following a prayer service for the slain rebel commander, Burhan Muzaffar Wani. Thoker's ...
Indian paramilitary soldiers pay their tributes during the wreath laying ceremony of their colleague Mohammad Mujahid Khan, who was killed in an ongoing gun battle with suspects rebels at a base camp on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. India's defense ...
India has warned Pakistan it will "pay for this misadventure" following a deadly attack by militants on an army camp in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir that has stoked tensions between the nuclear armed rivals. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told reporters on Monday that the Indian army ...
Tensions soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as soldiers of the rivals ... accused Indian forces of killing four Pakistani soldiers along the Line of Control in Kashmir, where rebel groups demand that Kashmir be united either under ...
The infiltration bid by five fidayeen militants of Jaish-e-Mohammad on the Line of Control in Uri on Monday did not take the security establishment by surprise, as there had been several similar infiltration attempts from the other side of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir through Uri sector in the past six months.
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The latest exchange of fire comes days after Islamabad accused Indian forces of killing four Pakistani soldiers in Kashmir, where rebel groups demand that Kashmir be united either under Pakistani rule or as an independent country. India accuses Pakistan of arming and training the rebels, which Pakistan ...
A massive search operation is underway in the area to see if any other militant was hiding in the area. ... It is for the first time in the nearly three decades of insurgency in Kashmir that militants infiltrated by crossing the Jhelum, which serves as a natural barrier between India and Pakistan at Dulanja village.
No rebel group fighting against Indian rule since 1989 immediately issued any statement about the incident. Meanwhile, India's army ... Bipin Rawat repeated India's allegation that Pakistan's army was helping militants to sneak into in Indian-controlled Kashmir along the Line of Control. "We're using our ...
He never came home — instead, he joined a group of militants fighting for Kashmir's independence from India. On Tuesday, Farhan, 16, was killed in a firefight with Indian security forces near Kokernag, an hour's drive from Khudwani. Militants opened fire when police launched a cordon-and-search ...


 

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