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IPS officer’s brother among three militants killed in J&K firefight

J&K encounter: “Most unfortunate that journalists are made target when they are only performing their duties. It is appalling that pellets were fired at them,” the KPC said in a statement.

J&K: Three militants killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian, says CRPF

Jammu and Kashmir: A security official told The Indian Express that the gunbattle is underway in Zainapora area of Shopian district.


Kashmir civilian killings: ‘We were only bystanders... They could have shot in the air to disperse crowd’

“The firing took place in an open orchard not more than 100 feet from the encounter site. They could have shot in the air to disperse the crowd, but they did not,” said Asim Ahmad, accompanying his injured cousin Jehangir, 20, who was being operated upon for a bullet wound to the abdomen.

Kashmir civilian killings: Among those killed, Class XI student, teenage cricket fan

“We are waiting for January 26 to see who they will reward for killing this child,” a 14-year-old's uncle Abdul Hamid Bhat told The Sunday Express.

20-month-old girl hit in eye by pellet in Shopian, might lose sight

“What was her fault? She is too young to understand, what has happened to her…I only pray to God to give a severe punishment to those who are responsible for this,” the mother says.

'Militants could have warned, why kill': Mother of SPO Kulwant Singh killed in Shopian

Singh (35) was among the three police personnel abducted and killed by suspected militants in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday morning.


Why Shopian symbolises fight against Kashmir’s new wave of militancy

12 militants were killed in this district on April 1, in one of the Valley’s biggest operations. Shopian has been getting here since Burhan Wani was killed, with security forces pushing back. The Sunday Express on how Shopian has come to symbolise the fight against Kashmir’s new wave of militancy.

Stones and guns in hands of poor youth, need to find a middle path to end cycle of violence: Mehbooba Mufti

The Chief Minister also appealed to all sections of civil society, media, students, parents and other stakeholders to rise to this critical occasion, play their role and help in putting an end to this cycle of bloodshed in the state.

Shopian encounter: Till two days ago, professor taught at Kashmir University

The 32-year-old Rafi, who completed his doctorate in sociology last November from Kashmir University, had qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) twice and was a Junior Research Fellow.

Assistant Prof's killing in encounter shows just jobs and development not answer to Kashmir's issues, says Omar Abdullah

The assistant professor was among five terrorists belonging to outlawed Hizbul Mujahideen who were gunned down at Badigam village, police said.