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Tag: Terror Attack

Shopian Encounter: 2 LeT Terrorists Killed In J&K
Shopian Encounter: 2 LeT Terrorists Killed In J&K

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.

Srinagar Terror Attack: PM Modi Seeks Details, J&K Leaders Condemn
Srinagar Terror Attack: PM Modi Seeks Details, J&K Leaders Condemn

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.

11 Civilians Killed, 64 Wounded In Afghanistan In A Day
11 Civilians Killed, 64 Wounded In Afghanistan In A Day

The Afghan Ministry of Defence claimed that 47 Taliban militants were killed and 39 wounded in the Kunduz clashes.

2 CRPF Personnel, 1 Police Officer Killed In Terror Attack In J&K's Baramulla

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 […]

J&K Encounter: 2 Terrorists Shot Dead In Kulgam District
Pakistani National Among 3 LeT Militants Killed In Encounter In J&K

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 […]

Jaish Kashmir Chief Who Supervised Feb 14 Pulwama Terror Attack Killed

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 […]

35 Civilians Killed In Burkina Faso Terror Attack

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 […]

Column: Learning From A Terror Attack

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 […]

PM Modi Remembers Victims Of 26/11 Attacks

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 […]

Kurds did not help US in fighting against ISIS: Donald Trump

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 Inductions To Enhance Combat Capacity: Navy

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 […]

Terror threat in South India; Army ups security: Lt Gen Saini

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 […]

NIA Arrests Al-Qaeda Conspirator From West Bengal
2 policemen injured in ISIS attack targeting B'desh minister in Dhaka

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, […]

NIA Arrests Al-Qaeda Conspirator From West Bengal
Intelligence warns of Pak commandos in Kutch

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 […]

Is Pakistan sincere in its crackdown against Hafiz Saeed? India will be watching

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. […]

High alert in J&K after Pak inputs on probable terror attack

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 […]

Doubts raised over Pakistan's battle against terror financing

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, […]

NIA takes custody of 2 JeM suspects in terror cases

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 […]

Sri Lanka Easter bombing toll surges to 359

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 […]

Afghan Information Ministry attacked, 2 assailants killed by security forces

Kabul: Three suicide bombers staged an assault on an 18-storey building housing the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology headquarters in the centre of the Afghan capital on Saturday. Two of the attackers were later killed by the security forces. Hundreds of civilians were rescued from the Afghan Ministry after an explosion followed by the […]

Blast damages CRPF vehicle on highway, causes panic

Srinagar: An explosion destroyed a car on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Jammu and Kashmir’s Banihal district on Saturday, sparking panic and slightly damaging one of the CRPF vehicles moving as part of a convoy, authorities said. The police said the explosion occurred inside a private car at Tethar area of the highway near Bannihal town […]

Death toll rises to 50 in NZ mosque attacks

Wellington: The death toll from the terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch has risen to 50 as one more victim was found at one of the shooting scenes, the police said on Sunday. Investigators found the victim while removing bodies from the Al Noor mosque where more than 40 people were killed […]

We hit terrorists in their backyard after Pulwama: Modi

Greater Noida: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India hit terrorists in their backyard after the Pulwama terror attack and accused the previous Congress-led UPA government of lacking courage to take action against Pakistan-based terror groups after 26/11 Mumbai terror attack in 2008. Addressing a rally here, Modi said what his government did post-Pulwama […]

With Pulwama attack, time for discussions is over: Modi

New Delhi: In a strong message to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Pulwama terror bombing shows that the time for talks between the two neighbouring countries is over and called upon the global community to unite and act firmly against terrorism and those supporting it. His remarks came after discussions with […]

Reliance Foundation offers to rehabilitate Pulwama victims' kin

Mumbai: The Reliance Foundation on Saturday said it was ready to “assume full responsibility” for the livelihood of families of Pulwama victims besides education and employment of their children. The foundation also said it was prepared to provide “the best possible treatment to the injured troopers” of the attacks. “We shall also deem it to […]

Reliance Foundation offers to rehabilitate Pulwama victims' kin

Mumbai: The Reliance Foundation on Saturday said it was ready to “assume full responsibility” for the livelihood of families of Pulwama victims besides education and employment of their children. The foundation also said it was prepared to provide “the best possible treatment to the injured troopers” of the attacks. “We shall also deem it to […]

Pakistan High Commissioner summoned by India over Pulwama attack

New Delhi: India on Friday summoned Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood and lodged a strong protest over the Pulwama terror attack that claimed the lives of 45 CRPF troopers in Jammu and Kashmir. Sources in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale summoned Mahmood to the MEA at 2 p.m. […]

Kenya attack
Six killed in terror attack at Nairobi hotel complex

Nairobi: Kenya’s government on Tuesday said the situation was under control after six people were killed and some 30 others wounded in a terrorist attack at an upscale hotel and office complex in this capital. “I can now report we have secured all the buildings,” Interior Minister Fred Matiangi said. “We are in the final […]

Modi condemns Jalalabad attack, Sushma to meet victims' kin

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday “strongly” condemned the terror attack in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city that killed at least 19, including many Sikhs on Sunday, and offered India’s assistance to Kabul. “We strongly condemn the terror attacks in Afghanistan yesterday. They are an attack on Afghanistan’s multicultural fabric. My thoughts are with the […]

Sikhs among 19 killed in Afghan suicide blast

Jalalabad: A suicide bomber blew himself up in an Afghan city of Jalalabad, where President Ashraf Ghani was to hold a meeting with provincial officials, killing at least 19 people, many of them Sikhs, officials said on Sunday. The group of Sikhs were said to be on their way to meet President Ghani. Provincial governor […]

Terror bid foiled on CRPF camp in Srinagar, trooper killed

Srinagar: A paramilitary trooper was killed in an ongoing gunfight with militants holed up in a building after a failed terror bid on a CRPF camp in Srinagar, police said. The trooper was wounded in the shootout as the security forces prepared for a final assault against the holed-up militants, a police officer said. He was […]

New York attack: 8 killed as truck plows into pedestrians

New York: Eight killed and 12 injured in a suspected terror attack after a truck rammed into pedestrians in Lower Manhattan in New York on Tuesday. According to reports, the suspect has been arrested. Based on the information authorities had at the moment, the incident was “a particularly cowardly act of terror aimed at innocent […]

Saudi Arabia foils terror attack against palace in Jeddah

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday the foiling of a terror attack against a palace in Jeddah, Saudi Press Agency reported. The spokesman of the Interior Ministry said in a statement that a person got out of a car and suddenly started firing at the forces of the Royal Guard located in front of the […]

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Three Pakistani 'fidayeen' killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar: A major terror attack was averted after three Pakistani ‘fidayeen’ were shot dead in a gunfight in a forested area near the border town of Uri in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said. “All three Pakistani fidayeen terrorists were killed in Uri area of Baramulla district,” said a police officer said. Director General […]

British PM to urge Facebook, Google to tackle online radicalisation

New York: Following several deadly terror attacks in Britain over the past six months, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is set to urge Facebook and Google to perk up their efforts in cracking down on online radicalisation. May will demand tougher action to combat online radicalisation at a showdown in New York this week, The Mirror […]

Second man arrested over London Tube bombing

London: A second man was arrested over the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 30 people injured and resulted in an increase in the country’s terror threat level from “severe” to “critical”, police said on Sunday. According to the Metropolitan Police, the 21-year-old man arrested in Hounslow, west London, on Saturday night, […]

Teen arrested for London Tube bombing

London: An 18-year-old was arrested on Saturday in connection with the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 29 people injured. The man was detained in the port area of Dover by Kent Police over the Friday morning rush hour attack at the Parsons Green station in southwest London, BBC reported. The Islamic […]

13 police personnel killed in Myanmar terror attacks

Nay Pyi Taw: At least 13 police personnel were killed in terror attacks in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on Friday morning, the Defence Services Office said. At least 24 police posts were attacked with handmade bombs by terrorists in Maungtaw region, Xinhua news agency reported. Also more than 150 extremists attempted to break into the light […]

Looking forward to perform in London: A.R. Rahman

Mumbai: Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman says he is looking forward to regale music lovers with his July 8 concert in London, which has been hit by two terror attacks. “Friends and music lovers in the UK, looking forward to being amongst you and performing with my entire team,” Rahman posted on his Facebook page […]

Iranian Parliament, Khomeini shrine attacked

Tehran: Armed men have opened fire at the Iranian Parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini here on Wednesday, the Iranian media reported. At least one gunman fired shots inside Parliament, wounding a guard, the reports said. There were also reports of a shooting at the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the modern state, […]