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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

  • Kulgam toll: Cop, LeT militant among 5 dead

    Srinagar : The death toll in an attack in the Kashmir Valley by militants rose to five after an injured civilian succumbed to his injuries on Sunday, a police official said.

  • Mobs attack security forces in Kashmir Valley

    Srinagar: Mobs attacked security forces with stones in three districts of the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday but there was no major injury to anyone in the clashes, officials said.

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    Jammu-Srinagar highway reopened to light vehicles

    Jammu: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was on Monday reopened for light vehicular traffic after remaining closed for two days due to landslides triggered by incessant rain in Ramban district of the Jammu region.

  • Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for second day

    Jammu: The 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the only road link that connects Kashmir with the rest of country, remained closed for the second consecutive day today due to landslides triggered by snowfall.

  • Traffic restored on Jammu-Srinagar highway

    Jammu: The Jammu-Srinagar highway was on Thursday opened for traffic after being shut for two days due to landslides, an official said. “The Jammu-Srinagar highway has been restored for traffic today (Thursday). It remained closed for two days due to landslides triggered by incessant rains,” an official told IANS here. The over 300-Kilometre long road is the lifeline of supplies for the landlocked Kashmir Valley. Whenever the highway gets closed due to

  • Militant attack

    Two killed in militant attack on Jammu-Srinagar highway

    Jammu: A BSF trooper and a militant were killed on Wednesday when militants attacked a BSF (Border Security Force) convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Udhampur district, police said. “Militants fired at a BSF convoy at Narsu Nallah on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway today (Wednesday),” a senior police officer told IANS here.  “Six BSF troopers were injured in this attack. They were shifted to hospital for treatment.”

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    Amarnath Yatra resumes as weather improves

    Jammu: The annual Amarnath Yatra Hindu pilgrimage resumed on Tuesday as the weather improved, police said. The yatra remained suspended for two days due to inclement weather and blockade of the Jammu-Srinagar highway.  “The highway has been re-opened after two days as landslides triggered by heavy rains were cleared off the road,” a police officer here told IANS.  A fresh batch of 4,633 pilgrims left for the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday.  Pilgrims at

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    Supplies reach Kashmir as Jammu-Srinagar highway opens

    Srinagar: One-way traffic was allowed from Srinagar to Jammu on the strategic Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on Wednesday. Earlier, over 1,000 trucks carrying supplies reached here overnight from Jammu.  “More than 1,000 trucks carrying essential supplies to the valley reached here safely yesterday by the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway,” a senior traffic department official told.

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    Jammu-Srinagar highway shut for fourth day

    Jammu: The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for traffic on Saturday for the fourth consecutive day due to landslides. “We are clearing the landslide debris at Magarkoot and near the Battery Cheshma in Ramban district. The road is likely to be opened for vehicular traffic later today (Saturday),” a senior traffic department official told IANS in Jammu.