Policeman, 3 militants killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar, Oct 17 : A Jammu and Kashmir policeman and three militants were killed in a gunfight in old city area of Srinagar on Wednesday, police said. The four died in the gun battle that erupted between holed up militants and the security forces in Fateh Kadal area after information about militant presence was received. […]

Gunfight rages in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 17 : A gunfight started early on Wednesday in the old city area here in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. Security forces surrounded the Fateh Kadal area following information about the presence of militants. As the security forces closed in on a house, the militants hiding there fired triggering an encounter that is […]

US airstrike kills 60 Al Shabab militants in Somalia

Mogadishu, Oct 17 : The US military on Tuesday said its special forces conducted an airstrike in the vicinity of Harardhere town in Mudug region of central Somalia on October 12, killing 60 Al Shabab militants. The US Africa Command (Africom) which oversees American troops on the African continent said this airstrike was the largest […]

Yemen’s rebels claim killing 13 soldiers in Hodeidah attack

Sanaa, Oct 17 : Yemen’s Houthi rebels fighting government forces backed by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni Red Sea port city of Hodeidah claimed they have killed 13 soldiers during an attack on Tuesday. In a statement carried by the rebel-controlled Saba news agency, the rebels said they have also wounded 20 other soldiers […]

17 civilians killed in South Sudan fighting

Juba, Oct 17 : At least 17 civilians have been killed and several others injured in clashes between two rebel factions in South Sudan’s border town of Yei in the southwest of the country, the police said on Tuesday. Police spokesman Daniel Justine said the latest fighting between the main rebel group, the Sudan People’s […]