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Jaish-e-Mohammed militant killed in Kupwara

The police spokesperson said that one militant was killed in the exchange of fire, and his body was retrieved from the encounter site.

Kupwara encounter: ‘Though saddened by the loss, we are proud of his bravery’

The Uttar Pradesh government Sunday announced Rs 25 lakh ex-gratia to the next of kin of Chaudhary.


J&K: Ahead of PM Modi's Kashmir visit, encounter breaks out in Kupwara

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to Jammu & Kashmir tomorrow, a gun battle broke out between militants and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

Pakistani militant held in Kupwara tells NIA his aim was to launch attacks on security forces

During interrogation, Zabiullah revealed that he had sneaked into India fully armed in March along with five other LeT cadres. Their aim was to carry out large-scale attacks on security forces.

NIA may take over investigation in Kupwara encounter

The team has also questioned Zabiullah alias Hamzah of Pakistan’s Multan, who had escaped during the encounter, and was arrested eight days after the encounter in an injured state.

J&K: Four militants killed by security forces in Kupwara

Additional deployments of security forces were rushed to the area to augment the strength of the security forces and to establish a firm cordon around the group of militants in the area.


J&K: Infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara, two terrorists gunned down

Earlier in the day, three local Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were gunned down by security forces in the wee hours.

J-K: Ammunitions recovered in Kupwara forest by Rashtriya Rifles

Troops of Rashtriya Rifles noticed some suspicious movement in Kehmal forest area of Handwara on Sunday and challenged the heavily armed militants, according to a police official.

Kupwara encounter: Gunner shows exceptional courage in fending off terrorists

Soon after the encounter, a mob started pelting stones at the security forces, leading to a clash in which a 75-year-old civilian was killed due to a bullet injury.

J&K: Three militants killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Nowgam sector

Joshi said that the slain militants were infiltrators who had sneaked into the Valley through Nowgam sector. "Our troops are still engaged in encounter," he added.