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Gunfights in Shopian, Kupwara; 3 militants killed

3 militants killed on Thursday as two gun fights raged in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian and Kupwara districts, police said.All three were killed in the south Kashmir encounter in Shopian district.”Hiding militants opened fire at the security forces in Yarwan village of Keller area during a cordon and search operation. Three militants were killed in

J&K: Death toll in Shopian firing incident climbs to 5

Death toll in Shopian firing incident climbs to 5

Death toll in Shopian firing incident climbs to 5 . The death toll in last night’s firing incident in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir has climbed to five after one more body was recovered from the scene today.”Another body has been found at a distance from last evening’s incident at Pahnoo Shopian,” a police

Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti Rajnath New Delhi development

J&K CM Mufti meets Rajnath over state’s development issue in New Delhi

Mufti meets Rajnath: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his residence in New Delhi, over the issue of development in the state. It is notable that regular terror activities in the state have hampered the development, and frequent reports of stone pelting have also emerged as an added nuisance.The state government’s decision to release

Unidentified militants killed

2 unidentified militants killed in encounter in J-K Srinagar

Unidentified militants killed: Two unidentified militants were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said today. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Wanipora area of Shopian yesterday evening following information about presence of militants in the area, an Army official said.He said the

Search operations on in J&K’s Shopian, Pulwama

Srinagar, Nov 11 : Search operations on in J&K’s Shopian, Pulwama. Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday started massive search operations in Shopian and Pulwama districts following specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants, police said.A joint team of the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police and

Jk Search operations on in Shopian, Pulwama

Search operations on in J&K’s Shopian, Pulwama

Jk Search operations on in Shopian, Pulwama. Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday started massive search operations in Shopian and Pulwama districts following specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants, police said.A joint team of the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police and the Central Reserve Police

Militants lob grenade

Militants lob grenade at police camp in Shopian

Srinagar, Nov 4, Militants lob grenade at police camp in Shopian : Militants today hurled a grenade at a camp of Jammu and Kashmir Police’s Special Operations Group in Shopian district but it exploded in the compound without causing any damage, the police said.Militants hurled the grenade on Special Operations Group camp in Imam Sahib

Shopian: Two youth found dead in Jammu and Kashmir

Two youth found dead in Shopian

Two unidentified youth were found dead under mysterious circumstances in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The bodies of the youth, believed to be in late teens or early twenties, were recovered near the forest area in Shopian this morning, a police official said.He said there were no injury or torture marks on

J&K: Terrorist kill cable operator in Shopian

J&K: Terrorist kill cable operator in Shopian

A terrorist shot a cable network owner in Shopian district in Kashmir who died after he was rushed to a local hospital, on Sunday afternoon. The cable operator was running Shopian’s main cable network for last more than 15 years. The victim identified as Hilal Ahmad Malik was shot at the main gate of the district

shopian search operation launched in nine villages:J&K

J-K: Search operation launched in nine villages of Shopian

Shopian search operation launched. A Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) were launched in nine villages of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.  The Shopian Police, 62 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 3 Rr and the 14th Battalion of Central Police Reserve Force (CRPF) are conducting the search operation.The villages under the cordon are Chakoora, Mantribug, Zaipora, Pratabpora, Takipora

Two Army personnel killed in encounter with terrorists in Shopian

Two Army personnel killed in encounter with terrorists in Shopian

Two Army personnel were killed and one suffered serious injury in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday. The encounter between the security forces and militants is currently underway.  Meanwhile, two militants are believed to have been killed in a brief gunfight with the security forces in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district last last night.Earlier yesterday,

Search on for militants in south Kashmir

Search on for militants in south Kashmir

Security forces on Wednesday launched a cordon and search operation in south Kashmir’s Shopian district following information about presence of militants. But their efforts were being hampered by a mob pelting stones at them.The search operation was launched in Heff village falling under Zainapora area in Shopian, an army official said.He said a large number

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Army orders Soldiers in Kashmir to inform local units before going on leave

After killing of the 22-year-old Army officer Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz in Shopian, the Indian Army has directed all soldiers to strictly follow guidelines of informing the local units before going home on leave in the Valley. As per the guidelines, the Army unit in the area is informed well in advance about officers going on leave if

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Home Secretary Mehrishi to visit Kashmir, to meet Governor, CM

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi is visiting Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday to take stock of the situation in the Valley.During the trip, Mehrishi will meet Governor NN Vohra, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and discuss with them the prevailing situation in the state. he home secretary’s visit comes a day after Twenty-two year-old Kashmiri Army

Militants attack police vehicle in Shopian

Srinagar:Militants today attacked a policevehicle in Shopian district of Kashmir. No one was hurt in the incident, police said. Militants opened fire on the police vehicle escorting the bullet proof car of Shopian MLA, Mohammad Yousuf, which was being brought from Anantnag to Shopian at 9.30 AM at Harmain, a police official said. He said

Afzal Guru death anniversary:Restrictions in Srinagar, Shopian

Srinagar: Authorities today imposed restrictionsin parts of Srinagar and Shopian and upped security in the Valley to maintain law and order in view of the strike called by separatist groups on the fourth death anniversary of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Restrictions have been imposed in six police station areas of Srinagar city along with

One militant killed in encounter in Shopian

Srinagar: A militant was today killed and asoldier injured as an encounter broke out between ultras and security forces after the latter launched a search operation in a village in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police said. Police assisted by security forces cordoned off Dobjan village, 60 kms from here, after getting information about presence

Mehbooba upset over youth’s death in Shopian

Jammu: Expressing concern over the death of a stone pelter in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today said she is upset after coming to know about the incident. “I don’t know what to say, I am slightly upset because as I was leaving for this place, my secretary told