Tag: Shopian District

5 militants killed by security forces in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Five militants were killed by the security forces in an ongoing operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, a defence official said on Saturday. “Five terrorists have been killed so far in the operation that began on Friday evening in Kiloora village,” Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia told the media here. Jammu and […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Five militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: Five militants including a Kashmir University teacher who went missing last week, were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said. Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. Vaid said all five holed-up militants in Badigam village have been killed. “Encounter concluded at Badigam Zainpora […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Youth injured in Shopian firing succumbs to injuries

Srinagar: Another youth injured in security force firing in Shopian district on Saturday succumbed to injuries on Wednesday taking the toll of civilian deaths in the incident to three. Sources in the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) here said 19-year-old Rayees Ahmad admitted in the hospital on Saturday succumbed on Wednesday morning. With this […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Young Kashmiri Army officer killed by militants

Srinagar: Militants abducted and killed a 22-year-old Kashmiri Army officer when he had gone to attend a family wedding in Shopian district, officials said on Wednesday. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has called it an act of cowardice and the Army has vowed to bring those responsible to justice. The bullet-riddled body of Lieutenant Ummer Faiyaz, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Kashmiri cab driver returns tourist's bag with valuables

Srinagar: A Kashmiri taxi driver has returned the lost bag of a tourist family containing valuables worth over Rs 10 lakhs in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, sources said on Tuesday. Tariq Ahmed, the driver belonging to Shopian district, had taken the family from Bhopal to the famous Aharbal falls four days ago. After returning […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021