Hizbul commander Yasin Itoo, 2 soldiers among 5 killed in Shopian gunfight

Srinagar, Aug 13 : Three militants, including top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Yasin Itoo, were killed in an over 24 hour-long gunfight that ended on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district and also left two soldiers dead. A dozen stone-pelting protesters were injured in clashes with security forces in the area. Yasin Itoo, alias Mehmood […]

Two soldiers killed in Shopian gunfight

[Shopian: Army soldiers take positions outside a house where militants were hiding during an encounter in which top three Hizbul Mujahideen Commanders and two Army soldiers were killed, at Awneera in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Sunday. /PTI] Srinagar, Aug 13 : Two soldiers have been killed and three injured in the on-going gunfight […]

Terrorists in Kashmir under pressure, stone pelters have dwindled: Jaitley

New Delhi, Aug 13 : Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that terrorists in Kashmir “are now under great pressure” and the number of stone pelters has “dwindled from hundreds and thousands to 20 or 30”. “I feel that armed terrorists in the Valley are now under great pressure and they are practically on […]

Tripura militant held in Assam with ammunition

Agartala, Aug 13 : The Government Railway Police (GRP) has arrested a Tripura militant in Assam who planned to incite violence ahead of Independence Day and recovered a large quantity of ammunition from him, police said here on Sunday. “During a routine checking, the GRP personnel arrested the militant identified as Naresh Chakma, 34, at […]

Five killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Aug 13 : Two soldiers and three militants were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday, police said. The three militants, who are yet to be identified, were holed up in a house in Awneera village. “The encounter has ended, but searches are continuing in the area,” the police […]

Two soldiers killed in Shopian gunfight

Srinagar, Aug 13 : Two soldiers have been killed and three injured in the on-going gunfight in South Kashmir’s Shopian district. However, there is no confirmation about the number of militants killed in the operation. One army soldier was killed and four others injured on Saturday as a fierce gunfight raged in Awneera village of […]