Nadeem was working for a local English daily and a local news agency.
There have been a series of encounters between the terrorists and security forces in Kashmir over the last few months in which many terrorists and their commanders have been eliminated.
The ultras belonged to the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit and their identity is being ascertained, he said.
On Saturday, four terrorists were killed in two separate security operations in Tral area of Awantipora and Shopian.
Bhubaneswar/Anantnag: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today strongly condemned the terror attack on Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag in which seven pilgrims lost their lives and 14 others including security personnel were injured. Taking to twitter, Patnaik said, “Strongly condemn horrific attack on #AmarnathYatra pilgrims by terrorists at Anantnag. Such dastardly act should […]
Srinagar: A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander and an army soldier were killed on Thursday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, Defence sources said. Security forces laid an ambush in Gasigund village of Dooru area in Anantnag following information about militant movement. “In the resulting shootout LeT commander identified as Abu Ukasha belonging to […]
Srinagar: One militant was killed on Friday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. The militant’s body was recovered from the gunfight area in Gandole village of Kokernag area. “Firing has now stopped, but a search operation is ongoing. Identity of the victim is being ascertained,” the […]
Jammu: A fresh batch of pilgrims on Wednesday left for the Himalayan cave shrine amid tight security as the Amarnath Yatra continued post a Lashkar terror strike in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district. “Another batch of 3,791 yatris left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in 101 vehicles, including 55 buses and 46 light motor vehicles […]
Srinagar: In a major success, security forces on Saturday used explosives to blast a house in Anantnag district in Kashmir Valley killing two holed-up LeT militants, including top commander Bashir Lashkari who was behind the killing of five policemen and an officer last month. Two civilians, including a woman, were also killed in the cross-fire […]
New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Monday night cancelled the Loksabha bypoll for Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir. The by-election was scheduled to be held on May 25. According to an EC official, the poll panel in an order issued around midnight rescinded a notification issued earlier on holding the bypoll on May […]
Srinagar: Joint candidate of the Congress and National Conference for south Kashmir’s Anantnag parliamentary seat, G.A. Mir, on Tuesday said that he will withdraw if the Governor’s rule is not imposed in the state. Mir on Monday had opposed the deferment of the by-poll in Anantnag parliamentary constituency. Talking to the media in Anantnag, Mir […]
Srinagar: At least five CRPF personnel were injured today after a militant attacked their vehicle in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Militants opened fire on the vehicle of the 96 Battalion CRPF at Lazibal in Anantnag district at 8.30 am,a police official said. He said three CRPF men received bullet injuries while two others […]
Srinagar: Militants today attacked a police party in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district leaving a constable dead, striking barely a kilometre from the venue of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s scheduled meeting with security personnel tomorrow, a police official said. Militants fired indiscriminately on the police personnel near the general bus stand Anantnag, the official said. […]
Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police sources said. The gun battle took place in the forests of Kokernag as the security forces were flushing out the hiding militants. The bodies of the slain militants have been recovered along with arms and […]
Srinagar: The admission process for four newly-established medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir will start soon, officials said. Officials of the state health and medical education departments said they are likely to receive the letter of permission from the Medical Council of India (MCI) soon for admission to the four medical colleges. Four hundred seats […]