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Encounter breaks out between security forces, militants in J-K's Shopian

October 05, 2022 8:34 am

The search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon the forces, who retaliated, the official said.

Governor, Punjab CM hold meetings, ask border villagers to be eyes and ears of security forces

April 09, 2022 9:40 pm

The meetings, which saw the presence of officials from the BSF, Intelligence Bureau, Narcotics Control Bureau, National Investigation Agency, military Intelligence of the Army touched on issues of the district that could have a possible implication on the national security.

Militant, policeman killed in Kulgam encounter: J&K Police

January 13, 2022 9:13 pm

Speaking to the media, IGP (Kashmir Zone) Vijay Kumar said, “The owners of the house where the terrorist was hiding deliberately misled the search team by saying that no terrorist was in their house, which led to collateral damage.

Forces still searching for militants behind Poonch killings

October 13, 2021 7:52 am

Sources said that except for a 15-minute exchange of fire on Tuesday, there has been no contact with the militants, who are believed to be hiding in the dense forests along the Mughal Road that connects Poonch in Jammu to Shopian in Kashmir.

Forces boost jamming capabilities to counter drone threat

July 24, 2021 2:41 am

“We have imported lots of jammers. For forward bases, we are getting bigger jammers,” an official told The Indian Express.

Seven ‘top’ DNLA militants killed in Assam’s Karbi Anglong

May 24, 2021 3:32 am

A large cache of arms have also been recovered during the encounter.

Cabinet nod to new force for securing vital installations

July 31, 2020 9:47 am

To begin with, UPSSF will have five battalions and its personnel equipped with high-level professional skills, the government said.

ST panel wants CID to probe abuse by security forces

May 19, 2016 2:55 am

In its report dated April 29, the commission said the “investigation carried out by the local police is unsatisfactory”, and that the statements of all the victims and witnesses were yet to be recorded.

Report claims armed forces ‘harassing’ Bijapur villagers

February 20, 2015 3:17 am

The report also highlights the difficulty of lodging FIRs against security forces.

Militant killed in overnight gunbattle in Kashmir, arms recovered

February 01, 2014 11:53 am

A militant was killed in an overnight gunbattle with security forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.


Pampore gun battle ends, three militants killed

February 22, 2016 4:13 pm

Pampore (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 22 (ANI): The standoff between the security forces and militants in Pampore came to an end this evening nearly 48 hours after the terrorists attacked a CRPF convoy and stormed into the EDI building. Major General Arvind Dutta of Victor Force said that three militants killed, and a lot of arms and war-like ammunitions have been recovered. He also said that they were foreign terrorists and were heavily armed. Major General Dutta said there was large number of civilians in that building when the terrorists went inside. Major General Dutta praised the brave soldiers, who were martyred in the operation.

Pampore encounter: Flushing out operation conducted on day 3

February 22, 2016 10:21 am

Pampore (J&K), Feb 22 (ANI)The security forces conducted a flushing out operation at the government complex of Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) in Pampore on the Jammu- Srinagar National Highway, where terrorists are holed up since three days. The entire area has been cordoned off as security forces are engaging heavily with the terrorists, who are heavily firing from the building.

Encounter underway in J&K, two militants killed

January 20, 2016 6:09 am

Pulwama, Jan 20 (ANI): An encounter between militants and security forces is underway in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. The gunfight erupted between terrorists and security forces in the area last night. According to reports, three terrorists are hiding in a villager's house since night. Two terrorists have been killed in the ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces. The Army, Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF in a joint operation cordoned off Naina Batpora village after information about the presence of militants was received.