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Rumour of local youth’s death during police custody sparks protests in Parimpora

Rumour of local youth’s death during police custody sparks protests in Parimpora

Protests erupted in Parimpora area of Srinagar on Tuesday after rumours of a local youth’s death in police custody started doing rounds on social networking sites. Rumours spread that Tawseef Ahmad who was arrested by police during a shootout at Zukura last week has died during interrogation in police custody. Soon after locals including youth […]

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Security tightened around Leh Airport

Security tightened around Leh Airport

Security was beefed up in hitherto peaceful Leh town of frontier region of Ladakh on Tuesday following intelligence reports that militants may strike the local airport. The Leh airport , 340 kms from Srinagar, is being used both by the army and civilians and witnesses heavy rush of passengers during the day. Leaving nothing to […]

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Southern Kashmir: Three houses gutted in a fire incident

Southern Kashmir: Three houses gutted in a fire incident

At least three houses were razed to the ground after they caught fire at Kutmarg –Noorabad village of Kulgam district on Monday evening, official reports reaching here said on Tuesday. The gutted residential houses belonged to four brothers namely Jamal-ud-din Deaded, Ali Muhammad Deaded,  Rafiq Ahmad Deaded  and Mushtaq Ahmad Deaded, The locals have appealed […]

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Kashmir: Tral shuts to mourn Adil’s killing, militants offer gun salute

Kashmir: Tral shuts to mourn Adil’s killing, militants offer gun salute

Tral township of southern Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday is observing a shutdown to mourn the killing of Hizb militant Adil Rashid Chopan. All shops and other business establishments are closed while traffic is off the roads. Internet continues to remain suspended in the area. Mobile Internet service was suspended yesterday after the gunfight began […]

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Emotional scenes in Tral as thousands bid farewell to slain Hizb militant

Emotional scenes in Tral as thousands bid farewell to slain Hizb militant

The slain Hizb ul Mujahideen militant who was killed in a brief shootout in Seer village of Tral township on Monday was laid to rest in martyrs graveyard Tral. Reports said that thousands of people raising pro freedom and anti India slogans participated in the last rites Adil Ahmad Chopan. Emotional scenes were witnessed as […]

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Three Lashkar militants killed in Handwara gunfight: Police

Three Lashkar militants killed in Handwara gunfight: Police

Three Lashkar e Toiba militants were killed by forces in northern part of Kashmir’s Handwara district. Director General of Police, Dr SP Vaid tweeted: “Three LeT terrorists all Pakistanis neutralized in Magam area of Handwara district in North Kashmir. Excellent work! (SIC)” A police official said that the mitants were kled in an encounter. He […]