Police sources said that militants hurled a grenade at a police party in Qaimoh area of Kulgam district late Saturday night.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.
Terrorists on Monday evening attacked a police bus at Srinagar's Pantha Chowk, killing two police personnel and injuring 12 others, including four critically. The bus was fired upon from multiple directions. The injured policemen have been rushed to the hospital. The area has been cordoned off and an operation has been started to nab the attackers.
The Afghan Ministry of Defence claimed that 47 Taliban militants were killed and 39 wounded in the Kunduz clashes.
Srinagar: Two CRPF personnel and a Special Police Officer (SPO) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police were killed after terrorists attacked a patrol party in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. According to the details, a joint patrol party of the police and the CRPF was targetted by the terrorists who were hiding in an orchard in […]
Srinagar: Three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants, including a Pakistani national involved in a recent attack on security forces, were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation around midnight in the Reban area of Sopore town following information about the presence of […]
Srinagar: Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief of Kashmir Qari Yasir, who was behind the February 14, 2019 attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Pulwama that claimed life of 40 troopers, was killed in an encounter with the security forces at Awantipora in Pulwama on Saturday. Lt General KJS Dhillon, 15 Corps Commander, and […]
Ouagadougou: Jihadists attacked a town in northern Burkina Faso and killed 35 civilians, most of them women, President Roch Marc Christian Kabore said this on Tuesday, reported the Xinhua news agency. A large group of jihadists attacked simultaneously the military detachment and civilians in Arbinda, province of Soum, the army said in a statement. The […]
By Ashutosh Mishra London: Struggling to recover from the trauma of last Friday’s killings by a convicted terrorist who had been released from prison this city will seek to build new defences to ward off such incidents in future. The lessons learnt from the bloody rampage that ended with its perpetrator, Usman Khan being shot […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to the victims of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks on the 11th anniversary of the assault. Addressing members of both Houses of Parliament on Constitution Day, he said that while November 26 is a happy occasion as India celebrates Constitution Day, it is also a […]
Washington: Syrian Kurds, considered to be an American ally in the region, did not help the US in fighting against the ISIS, President Donald Trump has said, defending his decision to pull out American forces paving way for Turkey to launch a military operation to invade northeastern Syria. “The Kurds are fighting for their land, […]
New Delhi: Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar has said INS Khanderi, the P-17 Shivalik class frigate and the aircraft carrier drydock, scheduled to be commissioned on September 28, will greatly enhance India’s maritime combat potential. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to commission them in Mumbai on September 28. “With these three events, the Indian […]
New Delhi: The Army said on Monday that security measures have been enhanced in light of perceived terrorist infiltration into the country through the Sir Creek estuary in Gujarat bordering Pakistan for possible attacks in southern India. According to the Army, a number of abandoned boats had been discovered in the Sir Creek area, raising […]
Dhaka: A Bangladesh minister escaped an assassination bid when a blast carried out by the Islamic State militants missed his car and hit his security team, injuring two policemen in Dhaka, a media report said on Sunday. The bomb was thrown from the footbridge at the Science Lab intersection on Saturday night when Local Government, […]
Kandla: A high alert has been sounded in Gujarat state and authorities directed to maintain tight security, including on ships berthed at Kandla port, in the wake of intelligence inputs warning of Pakistani commandos trained in underwater attacks having entered the Gulf of Kutch area. The Port Trust authorities, in a message, said the Pakistan-trained […]
New Delhi/ Islamabad: Even as Pakistani authorities have booked Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and 12 other leaders of the charity, that is a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba, for terror financing, India would be watching the developments closely to see whether Islamabad is sincere in its action against terror this time. […]
Srinagar: An intelligence input about a major terror strike in Kashmir, reportedly shared by Pakistan, has prompted a high alert in the valley, a top security official said here on Sunday. The input talks about Al Qaeda’s plan to carry out the attack in Awantipora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, either before or during the […]
Islamabad: The Asia-Pacific Group (APG), a regional affiliate of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), has raised questions on Pakistan’s seriousness in its campaign against terror financing and money laundering, the media reported on Friday. A 10-member delegation led by Finance Secretary Mohammad Younas Dagha represented Pakistan at the two-day APG meeting in Guangzhou, China, […]
New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday took custody of two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) operatives, imprisoned in Jammu under the Public Safety Act (PSA), to interrogate in connection with various terror acts, including the February 14 Pulwama attack, NIA officials said here. “They have been brought here in a general case that was registered […]
Colombo: Sri Lankan authorities on Wednesday confirmed that Easter Sunday suicide bombings toll has touched 359 which includes several foreigners. So far 58 suspects have been arrested from different areas of the island, Police Spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekara said. The Islamic State terror group (IS) on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the attacks. At least 18 more suspects […]