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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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    Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in Kupwara

    Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Handwara area of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. Two militants have been killed in the encounter at Galoora area of Handwara, in the north Kashmir district, a police official said.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Militants kill forest guard in Baramulla district

    Srinagar: Militants have killed a forest guard in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said on Friday. On Thursday evening, the terrorists barged into the house of Tariq Ahmad Malik, 38, a resident of Zandpal village of Tangmarg area and fired upon him, police said in statement.

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    BJP Shabir Ahmad Bhat activist abducted, killed in Jammu and Kashmir

    Srinagar: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activist was abducted and killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Wednesday. “Shabir Ahmad Bhat was abducted yesterday (Tuesday). His bullet riddled body was found earlier this morning,” the police said. According to sources, Bhat was also provided with armed guards for protection.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Militants kill special police officer in Shopian

    Srinagar: Militants killed a special police officer (SPO) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday. SPO Fayaz Ahmad was fired at in Zazripora village. “He was shifted to a hospital where the doctors said he was dead on arrival,” the police said. SPOs are engaged on a fixed monthly emolument by police to fight insurgency. In most cases, the SPOs are not trained in handling firearms.

  • Jammu & Kashmir: CRPF trooper on leave killed by militants

    Srinagar: A CRPF trooper on leave was killed when militants attacked him at his home in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday, police said. Militants entered the house of Naseer Ahmad Rather in Naira village of Pulwama and fired at him.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Gunfight breaks out between security forces, terrorists in Anantnag

    Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir): An encounter is underway between the security forces and terrorists in Anantnag’s Srigufwara area in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped. This comes a day after, two police personnel were injured after terrorists fired upon a police party here in Pulwama district. On a related note, the Central Government had earlier this week announced the cessation of anti-terror operations in Jammu

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Army soldier abducted by militants in Pulwama

    Srinagar: An army jawan, posted in the militant stronghold of Shopian in south Kashmir, was today abducted by militants, police here said. Rajouri resident Aurangzeb, who was picked up from Kalampora area in Pulwama, was proceeding on leave for Eid, officials said.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants, army jawan killed in an ongoing operation in Bandipora

    Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir): An Army personnel and two militants have been killed so far in an ongoing encounter at the forest area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday. The identity and group affiliation of the two militants is being ascertained, an official said. The army personnel sustained serious bullet wounds during the operation. Later, he was immediately evacuated to a military hospital. However, he succumbed to his injuries.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants killed in Kupwara

    Srinagar: Two militants were killed on Thursday in a gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.   Police sources said militants fired at a patrol party of Rashtriya Rifles in Kralgund forest area of the district late on Wednesday. “Army retaliated the fire after which an encounter started there. During searches on Thursday morning bodies of two militants were recovered with weapons,” police said. Identity of

  • US drone strikes kill 11 IS militants in Afghanistan

    Kabul: At least 11 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed after US and NATO-led coalition forces launched airstrikes in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, authorities said on Monday. “The drone strikes were launched on Sunday. Two IS militants were also wounded and three vehicles were destroyed after the raids,” an Army statement said.

  • Six Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

    Kabul : At least six militants affiliated to terror outfit the Taliban, including its local leader have been killed in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province. The deaths were the result of the raids conducted by the Special Operations Forces of the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), Khaama Press reported.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: One security force personnel injured in Pulwama, encounter underway

    Srinagar: A security force personnel was today injured in an encounter with militants in a forest area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Laam forest of Tral area in Pulwama district following information about presence of militants there, a police official said. He said a gun battle broke out between militants and the security forces when the ultras opened fire. A security