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Four militants linked to al-Qaeda affiliate killed in J&K gunfight

According to the Jammu and Kashmir Police, the encounter broke out at the Panzar area of Shopian in the morning after security forces launched a cordon and search operation following reports that militants were present in the area.

J&K: Three militants killed in Shopian encounter

Security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the area this morning following information about the presence of militants. 


‘Undaunted: Lt. Ummer Fayaz of Kashmir’: A tribute in words to an officer from Shopian

When the author asked Ummer's schoolmates whether they would want to be like Lt. Ummer Fayaz, they said no. ‘’Ma’am he joined the army, the society here does not accept him and some who don’t even consider him a Kashmiri.’’

SHRC seeks report on infant hit by stray pellet in Shopian

The 20-month old Hiba Nisar might lose her vision in the affected eye but any clarity about it will be known only after the next surgery.

J&K: Two militants killed in overnight encounter in Shopian, two others escape

Following the information, security personnel launched a cordon and search operation in the Khudpora area of Shopian, police official said. He added said the search operation turned into an encounter as militants opened fire.   

Kashmir: Three policemen kidnapped, killed by militants in Shopian

Police sources told The Indian Express that policemen were abducted from two villages of the district late last night.


J-K: Five militants killed in Shopian encounter, bodies recovered; third gunfight since Thursday

Jammu and Kashmir: DGP Jammu and Kashmir, S P Vaid confirmed on Saturday, "4 more bodies of terrorists visible at encounter site kiloora Shopian taking the total to 5 terrorists killed."

Shopian: Three jawans injured in IED blast

A Casper vehicle of the 44 Rashtriya Rifles was damaged in the IED blast triggered by militants in Zainapora area of Shopian district, an Army official said.

J&K: Four killed in shootout, protests in Shopian

J&K Police said the three youths were apparently accompanying the militant, but that facts are still being ascertained.

J&K: Four, including a militant, dead in firing in Shopian district

A firing incident took place near an Army camp in the Pahnoo area of Shopian this evening, a police official said.

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Polling official killed in Shopian

Zia, a poll official was killed soon after voting for the ongoing general elections.

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Army Major, Jawan Martyred In Shopian

Shopian attack: An Army Major and a jawan have been killed in the search and cordon operation launched in Zaipora Village in the south Kashmir region. Another Army personnel has been injured. Two to three militants are believed to be holed in the village. To know more about the story watch out the video

Roads blocked due to heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir

Pir Panjal Range (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 12 (ANI): Roads have been blocked due to heavy snowfall in Dehra ki Gali area of the Pir Panjal Range in Jammu andKashmir on Friday. The Meteorological Department here has forecast wet weather for the next two days. Met Department official said that there are reports of snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir, including in Peer Ki Gali on the Mughal Road in Shopian, Sonmarg, Amarnath Shrine, Razdan Pass, Sadhna Top and Gurez.