Sagir Ahmad, a carpenter from Uttar Pardesh was killed by terrorists in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday.
"LeT terrorist Umar Mustaq Khandey who martyred our 2 colleagues in Baghat, Srinagar while they were having tea, neutralised in Drangbal, Pampore " police said.
Terrorist responsible for the killing of a street hawker was among the three LeT terrorists gunned down in South Kashmir's Shopian district, officials said on Tuesday.
One of the killed terrorists has been identified as a top commander of LeT and the self-proclaimed chief of TRF, Abbas Sheikh, from Kulgam.
As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire.
In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist of proscribed terror outfit Al-Badr was killed. He has been identified as Shakir Bashir Dar of Goripora, Awantipora.
The officials had earlier said three soldiers were also injured in the gunfight, Srinagar-based PRO Defence Col Emron Musavi said only one Army personnel sustained injuries.
"Top commander of proscribed terror outfit LeT Ishfaq Dar alias Abu Akram who was active since 2017 neutralised," police said.
The firefight between terrorists and security forces took place after a joint team of the police and the army cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of specific information about presence of terrorists.
A day after his arrest, top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Nadeem Abrar and a Pakistani national were killed in an encounter in Parimpora area of the city, police said on Tuesday.
Jammu: Two terrorists were killed and their associate arrested in a joint operation by security forces on Sunday at Poshana in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, officials said. “Two terrorists were killed and one associate of theirs arrested in Poshana area the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Army and CRPF,” police said. The gun battle started […]
Srinagar: Two terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter at Sagun area in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said on Wednesday morning. The encounter started between terrorists and security forces on Tuesday evening. The firefight took place after security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation on the basis of a specific […]
Srinagar: Two terrorists have been killed in the ongoing encounter with security forces at Samboora area of Awantipore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday, officials said. The firefight between terrorists and security forces took place after forces cordoned off the area and launced a search operation on the basis of specific information about the […]
Srinagar: One more terrorist was killed by security forces on Tuesday at Kreeri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, taking the number of ultras killed in the operation to three. “One more terrorist killed. One more pistol seized. Two critically injured soldiers have also succumbed to their injuries. The joint operation in progress,” the Army said. […]
Srinagar: With the killing of a second militant, the number of terrorists killed in the ongoing encounter in north Kashmir’s Baramulla is two now, officials said. Earlier, two CRPF personnel and a Special Police Officer (SPO) of the J&K Police were killed in a terrorist attack at Kreeri in Baramulla district on Monday. Security forces […]
Srinagar: Two militants and a central reserve police force (CRPF) trooper were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight in J&K’s Pulwama district. Police said two militants and a CRPF jawan were killed early Tuesday in an encounter between the security forces and the militants in Bandzoo village of Pulwama district. Bandzoo village is situated one […]
New Delhi: The security forces have killed 800 terrorists since 2014, of which 249 were in 2018, the Centre told the Parliament on Wednesday. In a written response to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Shripad Naik said 104 terrorists were killed in 2014, 97 in 2015, 140 […]
Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Thursday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Police sources said the killings took place in Dangarpora village in Sopore area. “Exact identity of the slain militants is being ascertained but both of them belong to the LeT outfit. Search operation is […]
Kabul: At least 15 Taliban militants were killed following airstrikes in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, the government said on Sunday. Fifteen Taliban militants were killed following air raids in Sangin, Nad Ali and Musa Qala districts of Helmand province on Saturday, Presidential Information Coordination Centre was cited as saying by Xinhua news agency. The Centre’s statement […]
Peshawar: At least six people including a policeman and five suspected terrorists were killed in a joint operation by the Pakistan Army and the police in Peshawar city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a statement by the military’s media wing said on Tuesday. The operation, carried out against a terrorist hideout, started on Monday night and […]
Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Friday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police sources said. Bodies of both militants have been recovered from Kralgund village of Langate area and searches were underway to sanitise the place. Information about the militant’s presence was received late on Thursday, following which the […]
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 […]