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Five militant associates arrested in Sopore: Police

Five militant associates arrested in Sopore: Police

Sopore, Jan 09): Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday evening claimed to have arrested five Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant associates in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Spokesperson in a statement said that while acting on specific human/technical inputs, Sopore Police, other security forces arrested five Over Ground Workers (OGW) of LeT outfit along with […]

Indo-Pak armies trade gunfire along LoC in Nowshera

Indo-Pak armies trade gunfire along LoC in Nowshera

Nowshera, Jan 09: The armies of India and Pakistan on Saturday exchanged gunfire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshehra sector of Rajouri district. Officials  said that Pakistan Army on Saturday afternoon violated ceasefire along LoC in Nowshera sector areas of Rajouri district. “Violation of ceasefire started at around 01:00 PM and was going […]

Saddam Padder: ‘He picked up gun when nobody dared to’

Saddam Padder: ‘He picked up gun when nobody dared to’

The last surviving militant Saddam Padder killed in Shopian encounter on Sunday. Pic courtesy: The Telegraph NewspaperThe last surviving militant commander in the 12-man Burhan group, Saddam padder, was killed in Shopian gun battle on Sunday. Padder, 32, a resident of Heff Sheermal village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district, started participating in pro-freedom politics a […]

Six including top Jaish commander killed in Tral gunbattle

Six including top Jaish commander killed in Tral gunbattle

  Four Jaish militants, one policeman and an Army trooper were Tuesday killed during a gun battle that broke out between the militants and the government forces in Laam Aripal village of Tral area in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the police said. The police said four Jaish militants include top Jaish commander, Omar Khalid and his accomplices Ashfaq Ahmad […]

Estranged By Their Khakis

Estranged By Their Khakis

    What is it like to be a policeman in Kashmir today? Wasim Khalid  Srinagar  He is at the forefront of confrontations in the volatile state of Kashmir. Be it a public protest demanding civic amenities, stone-hurling youth raising their voice for ‘freedom’, or militants engaging them in a gunfight, the policeman has to bear […]