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Forces Have Upper Hand, 195 Militants Killed This Year: CRPF DG

Srinagar, Nov 23 —-Special DG of paramilitary CRPF RR Bhatnagar on Thursday said that government forces have an upper hand in Kashmir Valley. Interacting with media persons during his visit to CRPF camp at Pulwama, Bhatnagar said 195 militants have been neutralized this year. “Commanders of all top outfits including HM (Hizb-ul-Mujahidden), JeM (Jash-e-Mohammad) and

Gunmen Loot Second Bank In South Kashmir In Just 24 Hours

SRINAGAR, Oct 13——–In second incident of its kind within 24 hours, unidentified gunmen looted another bank in south Kashmir, this time at Shopian district, official sources said. Sources told news agency GNS that three gunmen barged into J&K Bank Ratnipora branch in Shopian district and decamped with around Rs. 2 lakh. The sources said that

Gunfight Erupts In Shopian, Four Militants Believed To Be Trapped

SRINAGAR —A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Monday. An official said that gunfight began after forces cordoned off the Gatipora village of the district following “specific” inputs about the presence of militants. He said that militants hiding in the village opened fire after forces approached the

Gunmen Kill Fruit Seller In Tral In South Kashmir

SRINAGAR ———A fruit seller was killed after gunmen opened fire at him in Tral township of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday. Reports said that gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire on Rafiq Ahmad Bhat (37), alias Dada, at Main Chowk Tral, injuring him critically. He was rushed to Sub-district hospital Tral where from he

Gunfight Rages in Shopian Village; Three Militants Reportedly Trapped

A gunfight is underway between militants and government forces in Awneera village of Shopian district in south Kashmir, officials said today. They said that 55 RR of Army and SOG of Jammu and Kashmir Police cordoned off Awneera village following inputs about the presence of militants there. “As the search operation was intensified, militants hiding

Shaheed Park Chalo Foiled In Pulwama, Police Officer Injured

Faisal Qayoom Khan Pulwama, January 11 — Police today foiled the scheduled ‘Shaheed Park Chalo’ march by imposing curfew-like restrictions in south Kashmir’s Pulwama Town while the shutdown entered 12thday. Eyewitnesses told Srinagar-based news agency GNS that hundreds of government forces men were deployed in entire Pulwama Town since early morning to prevent locals from taking

Militants Storm Army Camp In North Kashmir

By News Desk A group of heavily armed militants stormed an army camp near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tandgar area of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring a soldier and a civilian. Reports suggested that the group of Fidayeen militants have taken position in the forest area outside the Kalsuri ridge where the army camp