Militants kill cop, snatch weapon from another in Kashmir

Militants kill cop, snatch weapon from another in Kashmir

A policeman was killed on Wednesday when militants attacked a National Conference (NC) leader’s security guard and snatched his service rifle in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. “The militants attacked the security guard of NC district president Ghulam Mohiuddin Mir in...
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During search for militants in Pulwama, locals resort to stone pelting

During search for militants in Pulwama, locals resort to stone pelting

Clashes erupted between local residents and forces at Lelhara Kakapora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district when the latter cordoned off a residential area and an orchard between Mohanvig and Lelhara villages at about 5:30 pm Tuesday. At least three civilians...
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Forces attacked with stones during search operation in Pulwama

In yet another such incident, protesters on Monday targeted government forces who had gone to a village to carry out a search operation following information that some militants were hiding there. Forces fired tear gas shells to disperse the mobs,...
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South Kashmir shuts to mourn death of Hizb militant

South Kashmir shuts to mourn death of Hizb militant

Several areas in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district observed a complete shutdown on Wednesday to mourn the death of a Hizb militant, who was killed in an encounter with security forces at Gudoora village in Pulwama district on Tuesday evening. Bilal...
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‘Newton’ among 3 militants killed in Tral gunfight

‘Newton’ among 3 militants killed in Tral gunfight

Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants—including Ishaq Ahmad Parry alias ‘Newton’—died in an overnight gunfight with forces in Dadsara village in south Kashmir’s Tral area, triggering protests and a spontaneous shutdown. Two other slain militants were ide...
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As soldiers fought terrorists, mosques nearby hailed mujahid

A large swathe around the Pampore encounter site resounded with praise for ‘mujahid’ (holy warriors) from loudspeakers as Indian security forces fought terrorists holed up in a building for three days. Mosques in localities like Frestabal, Drangbal...
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Protests, clashes rock Pampore

Massive protests kept Pampore town and its adjacent localities on the boil on Monday while the encounter at Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) in Sempora area was underway. At least half a dozen people were reportedly injured during the day-long clas...
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Kakapora remains shut against killings for the 4th day

This south Kashmir town observed a complete shutdown for the fourth running day Thursday to mourn the killing of two students, who died in forces firing earlier this week. Scores of force personnel were deployed around Kakapora town to thwart...
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Two killed in Pulwama avalanche

Two killed in Pulwama avalanche

Two persons were killed at Narastan village of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district after an avalanche hit them while they were fetching some fodder for animals. The area had received four feet of snow a few days ago. The...
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Pulwama firing victims may have to live with permanent disabilities

Aamir Ahmad Mir of Ratnipora village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district is struggling to recover from a grievous injury at the SMHS Hospital here. The 20-year-old has been put on life support system after he received a teargas shell in...
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