Jammu & Kashmir

Three bunkers removed in Srinagar after 30 years

Three bunkers removed in Srinagar after 30 years

Srinagar: Three bunkers set up by security force were removed on Tuesday near the city centre Lal Chowk in Srinagar after 30 long years. The bunkers were built in 1988 to maintain vigil following the outbreak of separatist violence in the Kashmir Valley. The bunkers were located near Hanuman Mandir[Read More…]

J&K votes in panchayat polls

J&K votes in panchayat polls

Srinagar: Voting was underway on Tuesday for the ninth and final phase of the panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir amid tight security. Tuesday’s polling is being held only in the Kashmir division in 452 polling stations. Polling started at 8 a.m. and will end at 2 p.m. At least[Read More…]

3 militants killed in J&K gunfight

3 militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: A Pakistani commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and two Kashmiri militants were killed and seven security men injured in an 18-hour-long gun battle that ended on Sunday here in the outskirts of the Jammu and Kashmir capital, police sources said. The exact identity of the slain militants was being[Read More…]

Soldier injured in Pakistani firing on LoC

Soldier injured in Pakistani firing on LoC

Srinagar: A soldier was injured on Wednesday in Pakistani firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Defence Ministry sources said the Pakistan Army violated the 2003 ceasefire on the LoC in Kamalkote area of Uri sector. “Our positions retaliated effectively and firing exchanges continued[Read More…]

Mirwaiz Umer condemns ‘nocturnal raids’ by police

Srinagar: Senior separatist leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Wednesday condemned the “nocturnal raids” by police in Srinagar city during the separatist-called Human Rights Week. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, have urged people to observe the[Read More…]

Ten militant associates arrested in J&K

Ten militant associates arrested in J&K

Srinagar: Ten associates of militants were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday as the police busted two modules of militant outfits, officials said. “Two militant modules of Hizbul Mujahideen and Jaish-e-Muhammad were busted after 10 associates of militant outfits were arrested,” a police officer said. Police said[Read More…]

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