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J&K: Militant killed in encounter in Pulwama, identity being ascertained

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Branpatri forest area of Tral on Wednesday morning following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police spokesperson said.

Two militants killed in Pulwama encounter, search ops continue

The encounter comes just two days after five CRPF personnel were killed in Anantnag. militants Wednesday targeted a CRPF deployment in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, killing five personnel.


Former Hizbul militant Zakir Musa killed in Pulwama encounter, curfew imposed in parts of Kashmir

Curfew has been imposed in parts of Kashmir in wake of Musa's killing. He was trapped in Dadsara village of Awantipora in the district since Thursday evening.

‘His bullet hit Pulwama mastermind, will bring peace to mothers of 40 CRPF men’

Sheo Ram is survived by two brothers, four sisters, his wife and a four-year-old son. His father Baluram had passed away when Sheo Ram and his siblings were young, and his mother Sharli Devi had raised all of them.

Pulwama encounter: J&K cop leaves behind two children

Abdul Rashid is survived by his wife, daughters Hafsa (6), Mehrooz (10 months) and an unemployed brother, according to police.

Pulwama encounter: Four soldiers dead, Jaish terrorist under lens for CRPF convoy attack killed

Two of the slain terrorists have been identified as Hilal Naiko, a resident of Pinglena, and Kamran, a Pakistani national whose role in the February 14 terror attack on the CRPF convoy at Lethpora is being probed.


Pulwama encounter: Four militants killed, 16 civilians hurt in clashes near site

Pulwama encounter: This is the second encounter in the last 24 hours in the area. Following the gunbattle, clashes broke out at the encounter site in which 16 persons were injured.

Broken bridges

The Pulwama killings deepen fault lines and, in the absence of a government, make the road ahead more fraught.

Strike called by separatists, restrictions imposed in Srinagar, Pulwama districts of J-K

The JRL  - comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik – also asked people to march to the headquarters of the Army's Chinar Corps at Badamibagh here on Monday.

Kashmir civilian killings: 3-day strike called as political parties condemn civilian killings, call it a ‘massacre’

“7 dead. There is no explanation for this excessive use of force, none what so ever. This is a massacre & that’s the only way to describe it,” Omar Abdullah tweeted.

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Protests erupt in Kashmir after LeT commander Abu Dujana killed in Pulwama encounter

Abu Dujana, top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and a Pakistani national wanted in connection with many attacks on security forces, was on Tuesday gunned down along with his aide in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the Army said. The counter-militancy operation was however met with some resistance as over 100 protesters pelted stones on security officials.