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Kashmir: Militant killed, three soldiers injured in gunbattle

The encounter in Tanmarg started at around 7:45 am this morning and is still in progress, police said. By: IANS | Srinagar | Published:October 21, 2015 11:14 am One separatist guerrilla was killed and three soldiers were injured on Wednesday in a gunfight between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police…

J&K: Restrictions imposed in Anantnag town

Many areas in Anantnag had yesterday observed a spontaneous shutdown to protest against the death of Zahid. By: PTI | Srinagar | Published:October 21, 2015 10:26 am Restrictions were today imposed in Anantnag town in south Kashmir which has witnessed protests over the death of Udhampur petrol bomb attack victim Zahid Rasool Bhat. Police said…

J&K: Two militants killed by security forces during encounter in Doda

Identified as Gul Mohammad and Riaz Ahmed, the slain terrorists had fled along with service weapons from their respective police posts in Doda on September 8. By: Express News Service Jammu Published:Oct 15, 2015, 10:34 Two Special Police Officers (SPOs), who had deserted the police to join terrorist ranks last month, were shot dead by…

Maoist leader wanted for killing 50 people held in Andhra Pradesh

Oct 13, 2015 | PTI|Hyderabad The Maoist is an expert in carrying out guerrilla ambushes Hyderabad: A senior Maoist leader, carrying a reward of Rs 20 lakh on his head and wanted in connection with killing of around 50 people in three states, has been arrested by Andhra Pradesh Police. Y Shiva Reddy alias Kiran,…

Three receive burn injuries in petrol bomb attack in Udhampur

Udhampur (JK), October 10, 2015 Three persons, including a policeman, received burn injuries when a Kashmir bound truck was attacked with a petrol bomb in this district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Three persons including a policeman, co driver and conductor received burn injuries when an unknown man first broke the front glass of the truck…

Valley’s top counter-insurgency cop killed in LeT attack

Peerzada Ashiq Srinagar, October 8, 2015 Altaf Ahmad or ‘Altaf Laptop’ was the brain behind several online surveillance operations against militants since 2006. He earned the sobriquet ‘Altaf Laptop’ within the police for his unmatched success in online surveillance of militant activities since 2006. On Wednesday, sub-inspector Altaf Ahmad fell to bullets, while chasing Kashmir’s…

Valley’s top counter-insurgency cop killed in LeT attack

Peerzada Ashiq Srinagar, October 8, 2015 Altaf Ahmad or ‘Altaf Laptop’ was the brain behind several online surveillance operations against militants since 2006. He earned the sobriquet ‘Altaf Laptop’ within the police for his unmatched success in online surveillance of militant activities since 2006. On Wednesday, sub-inspector Altaf Ahmad fell to bullets, while chasing Kashmir’s…

Four jawans, militant killed in Kupwara encounter

Army said that two operations were launched in Hafruda forests and Kursun Lolab after receiving information about the presence of militants. Written by Mir Ehsan | Srinagar | Updated: October 6, 2015 4:04 am The Army launched a search operation after the attack. Four Armymen were killed in North Kashmir’s Hafruda forest early Monday morning…

More youths take to militancy as violence flares in Kashmir

Josy Joseph NEW DELHI, October 6, 2015 A dozen locals turned militants in August-September At least a dozen more local youths have joined militancy in Kashmir in the last couple of months, as violence continues to flare up in the Valley. Four soldiers and three militants have been killed in the Valley in three different…

Separatists smear walls, each other in Srinagar

Peerzada Ashiq Srinagar, October 1, 2015 With separatists racing against each other in writing on the walls, IS and Taliban graffiti are smudged A new wave of pro-separatism graffiti on the city walls is directed more inwards rather than at the state as a subtle turf war plays out among the separatists. In a departure…

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