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Encounter Breaks Out Near Srinagar In Jammu And Kashmir – NDTV...

The forces retaliated ensuing an encounter. (Representational)Srinagar: An encounter broke out Saturday between terrorists and security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar -- the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the evening near the Srinagar-Bandipora road in Mujgund area on the city's outskirts, a police official said.As…

J&K panchayat polls phase 7: Kashmir sees 30% voting, Jammu 84%

Women show their fingers marked with indelible ink after casting votes at a polling station during the 7th phase of the panchayat elections at a village, in Jammu on December 04, 2018.   | Photo Credit: PTI more-in Kashmir recorded 30.3% voting in the seventh phase of panchyat polls on Tuesday, while Jammu registered an…

6 militants among 8 killed in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir

Security forces killed six militants in a pre-dawn operation in south Kashmir's Shopian, taking the toll to 12 in the past 24 hours. One Army soldier and a civilian also died during the operation."All six hiding militants have been killed. The operation is over," Army's Srinagar-based spokesman said. One soldier died in the exchange of…

LeT militant, suspected of assassinating Shujaat Bukhari, among 6 killed in...

Before dawn broke on Friday, an intelligence input pointed a joint team of police and Indian Army to the edge of an orchard in Sekipora area of south Kashmir’s Bijbehara. The intelligence called for prompt action and forces zeroed in on a tin shed that sheltered six militants: Four from Hizbul Mujahideen and two from…

Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

Two Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday.The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Khudpora area on Saturday evening following information about presence of the militants there, a police official said.He said the search operation…

BJP leader Anil Parihar, brother shot dead in Jammu and Kashmir

BJP’s Jammu and Kashmir secretary Anil Parihar and his brother Ajeet were shot dead at point-blank range by unknown gunmen at Kishtwar in Jammu division on Thursday evening. The authorities imposed an indefinite curfew on the town as a “precautionary measure.” An official said the attack took place at Tapal Gali, a narrow lane, close…

Azhar’s kin among 2 Jaish militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir

Two Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants were killed in an operation in Pulwama’s Tral on Tuesday. A JeM spokesman said one of the slain militants was a nephew of the outfit’s founder Masood Azhar.A police spokesman said a group of militants was tracked and located in a residential house in Chankitar area of Tral in the afternoon.…

Army jawan injured in stone-pelting dies in Jammu and Kashmir

An Army jawan died at a hospital in Srinagar on on October 26 after he sustained head injuries during stone-pelting by a group of youths, an official said.“Sepoy Rajendra Singh was part of a quick reaction team which was providing security to a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) convoy on Thursday. At around 1800 hrs, when…

J-K civic polls: Boycott fails to dampen spirit of voters in...

The boycott of urban local body polls by several political parties, including the PDP and the NC, failed to dampen the spirit of voters in the Jammu and the Ladakh regions as they came out in large numbers to vote in the first phase of elections on Monday. Long queues of enthusiastic voters were seen…

Cop killed in militants attack at police station in Jammu and...

A policeman died Sunday morning in a militant attack at a police station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian, news agency ANI reported. Sources said the policeman succumbed to injuries he suffered when militants lobbed a grenade. Police have not said how many militants were involved in the attack.The latest incident comes on the heels of a…

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