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Cordon and Search Operation in Pulwama village

Cordon and Search Operation in Pulwama village

Srinagar: Government forces on Thursday started a Cordon and Search Operation in Mirbagh area and  Ratnipora village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the fourth such search operation in the day. Official sources said that 55 RR of Indian Army, CRPF and Jammu Kashmir police launched the anti-militancy Operation following special inputs. ‘The Operation has been […]

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Civilian injured in firing, succumbs

Civilian injured in firing, succumbs

Srinagar: A civilian injured in a suspected militant attack in South Kashmir’s Anantnag town has succumbed to his injuries on the way to Srinagar hospital. “Shafiq Shabir Shah died on the way to Srinagar near Bijbehara,” sources said Hospital officials had earlier said that he had sustained a bullet injury on his chest and his […]

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Youths tryst with militancy continues in south Kashmir  

Youths tryst with militancy continues in south Kashmir  

Another takes up arms in Pulwama

Pulwama: There seems to be no pause to the phenomenon where young men are taking to arms in south Kashmir. On Tuesday another youth hailing from Pulwama took up arms and announced his joining the militant ranks. A picture of youth identified as Muzaffar Ali Sheikh, son of Khazir Ali Sheikh, resident of Tahab area […]

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‘Peaceful’ Noorabad-Kulgam belt giving sleepless nights to security top brass  

‘Peaceful’ Noorabad-Kulgam belt giving sleepless nights to security top brass  

Kulgam: The peaceful environs that continued since 90’s in the Noorabad area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district is fast changing with more and more young men picking up arms since the killing of Hizb commander, Burhan Muzafar Wani in 2016. Importantly, the belt always witnessed a huge participation during the elections especially in assembly elections. […]

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Clashes erupt in Shopian, Anantnag

Clashes erupt in Shopian, Anantnag

Shopian: Clashes erupted between students and government forces in Shopian and Anantnag district of South Kashmir on Monday. Sources said that students started gathering at both places and started shouting anti-government slogans, while demanding justice for Kathua rape victim. ‘Some students threw stones on the Government Forces deployed in the Lal Chowk area of Islamabad, […]

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Army resorts to aerial firing in Pinjura Shopian

Army resorts to aerial firing in Pinjura Shopian

Srinagar: Army on Monday resorted to aerial firing in Pinjura village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district after youth pelted stones on their vehicle. Sources said that a Casper vehicle of 44 RR  was enroute through the village when youth assembled and started pelting stones on their vehicle after which army resorted to aerial firing to […]

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Windstorm wreaks havoc in Anantnag, rains create panic in Kupwara areas 

Windstorm wreaks havoc in Anantnag, rains create panic in Kupwara areas 

Srinagar inundated, SMC in deep slumber 

Anantnag/Kupwara/Srinagar: Amid heavy rains and fresh snowfall in the Valley, the strong windstorms wreaked havoc in many parts of South and Central Kashmir on Friday afternoon. Several trees were uprooted while a residential house of Mushtaq Ahmed and a shop belonging to Sikander Malik got damaged in the windstorm in Shangus area of Anantnag district. […]

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Three including a scholar take up arms in South Kashmir   

Three including a scholar take up arms in South Kashmir   

Pulwama: A day after Aqib Nazir, son of Nazir Ahmad Chopan, an engineering student belonging to Padder Pora village of Shopian district joined the militant ranks, three more youth including a scholar from South Kashmir’s Anantnag district have released their photographs carrying guns. Though police has not confirmed their joining the militant ranks but officials […]

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Engineering student among ten youngsters take up arms in 10 days  

Engineering student among ten youngsters take up arms in 10 days  

Shopian: The dangerous trend of lining up with militant ranks has continued in southern districts as more qualified youth have joined the militant outfits during the last three days. The recent reports indicate a sharp increase in the number of local youth joining militant ranks in the Valley. According to the police reports, one youth […]

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Four girls, two photojournalists among 14 injured in Shopian

Four girls, two photojournalists among 14 injured in Shopian

Shopian: At least 14 students sustained injuries during the clashes between them and forces in South Kashmir’s Shopian district. Even as the authorities ordered closure of most of the educational institutes, the students continued to protest for fourth consecutive day in South Kashmir. On Thursday morning, the students from different schools and Coaching Centers assembled […]