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    Jammu and Kashmir: 2 guards injured in highway firing, says official

    Jammu: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper and a forest guard were injured on Wednesday in firing by militants on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in Udhampur district, police said. Three militants travelling in a truck from Jammu to Srinagar opened fire at a checkpost near the Jhajar Kotli police station. The police have seized the truck and detained the driver and helper for questioning. They have also recovered an AK-47 rifle and

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    Mumbai police arrests 12 in Andheri pub firing, more arrests soon

    Mumbai: Twelve people have been arrested by Mumbai police in connection with the firing incident at a pub in Andheri (west) in the wee hours of Sunday. Though no one was injured in one-round firing but neither the weapon licence holder nor the pub staffer informed Mumbai police. A 40-year-old Rakesh Jagdish Kalra along with his four bodyguards reached Mumbai in their two luxury cars – Mercedes and Fortuner – from Haryana’s

  • Jammu and Kashmir: 2 Army jawans killed in Pakistani shelling in Rajouri

    Jammu: Two jawans were killed in heavy mortar shelling and firing by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 1715 hours in Sunderbani sector along the Line of Control (LoC) last night,” a defence spokesman said.

  • 7 killed in firing, landmine explosion in Pakistan

    Islamabad: At least seven people were killed and four injured on Thursday in an incident of firing and a landmine explosion in Pakistan’s Balochistan province.

  • Incorrigible Pakistan will face full might of PM Modi’s political force: BJP

    Mumbai: With eight people being killed and 22 injured by shelling and firing in Jammu and Kashmir from across the border, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday warned Islamabad that it faces the risk of confronting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s strong political will and force.

  • Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu, Rajouri, Kathua; girl injured

    Jammu: Pakistani troops continued the ceasefire violations today with firing and mortar shelling on Indian posts and civilian areas along the LoC and international border in Jammu, Kathua and Rajouri districts, leaving a girl injured.

  • Dozens of people trapped inside J-K building as militant takes shelter

    Srinagar: Dozens of people were trapped inside a government building in Pampore area on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway as a militant took shelter in the premises of Entrepreneurship Development Institute after opening firing on security forces.

  • Five terrorists killed as Pathankot attack ends

    Pathankot/New Delhi: After a fierce gunfight of nearly 15 hours, security forces killed all five terrorists, suspected to be from Pakistan, who breached security and entered a frontline Indian Air Force (IAF) base near Punjab’s Pathankot town on Saturday, officials said.

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    Maoists, police exchange fire in Kerala forest

    Palakkad: A police patrol party was fired upon by Maoists here on Saturday, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said.
    Chennithala said the shootout occurred in the forest area of Attapadi, adding it was a five-member gang of Maoists which opened fire first. “It was after that the police retaliated. More details cannot be divulged due to security reasons,” the minister told the media. Marykutty, the Palakkad district collector, said no Kerala Police official was

  • Firing in Safdarjung Enclave area over local issue

    New Delhi : Firing took place in Safdarjung Enclave area on Sunday at 10:30 PM where a man, along with 30-40 men opened fire at a residence. Around 8 PM, a scuffle broke out between two men regarding a regular affair where one of them had to take his dog for a stroll. After few arguments things settled, but later at night one of the men opened fire at the other’s house. Police reached

  • DAY AFTER TALKS, PAK FIRES MORTAR BOMBS

    Jammu : Barely 24 hours after Pakistan agreed with India that there were will be no mortar shelling on each other, troops from the other side fired mortar bombs along the LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir in a fresh ceasefire violation killing a BSF officer.

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    Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu

    Jammu: The Pakistan Army on Monday violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked shelling and firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu, an army official said. “The Pakistan Army used 120 mm and 82 mm mortar and heavy machine gun to violate the ceasefire on LoC in Saujiyan and Mandi sectors in Poonch district,” defence spokesperson Col Manish Mehta told IANS. “Pakistan firing started at 8 p.m. on Sunday and continued

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    Multiple shots fired during clashes in Ferguson

    Ferguson (US): At least one demonstrator has been injured as several shots were fired during clashes in the US city of Ferguson. An AFP journalist heard about two dozen shots ring out and saw one bloodied protester lying on the ground late yesterday. The St Louis County police department tweeted that “multiple shots” had been fired, and local media reported that one person had been taken to hospital. The violence came at the end of a day of somber

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    South Korea fires warning shots at North soldiers

    Seoul: South Korean troops fired warning shots at North Korean soldiers who intruded on the buffer zone marking their heavily armed border, Seoul said today, in the first such skirmish this year.  The incident occurred this morning when 10 North Korean soldiers crossed the border of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, which remain technically at war, the South’s defence ministry said. But the brief intrusion near Cheorwon, northeast of Seoul,

  • Nine Blacks gunned down in US Church

    Washington :  A young white gunman on Thursday sprayed bullets at worshippers in a historic black church in the US state of South Carolina in a “hate” crime, killing the pastor-cum-state senator besides eight others in one of the state’s worst mass shootouts.

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    Infiltration bid foiled along LoC; 2 militants killed

    Srinagar: Two militants were killed as Army today foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Kupwara district in third such incident in a fortnight. “Alert troops noticed suspicious movement near the Line of Control in Tootmaar Gali area of Kupwara district during the wee hours today. As soon as the infiltrators crossed to this side of the LoC, they were challenged, triggering off a gunbattle,” an army official said. He said two

  • Firing in film city: 3 held

    Mumbai: Three persons, who were allegedly involved in the firing incident that took place in Film City last week here which left owner of a security agency critically injured, have been arrested, police said today. “We have arrested three persons yesterday and they will be produced in court today. We are going to request the court to get their remand so that we can nab the absconding accused,” Vilas Chavan, senior police inspector

  • Five slain in Swiss village

    Geneva :  A 36-year-old policeman went on a shooting rampage in a placid Swiss town killing four people, including his in-laws, before turning the gun on himself, authorities said, sending shockwaves in the peaceful country.