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Protests in Sopore over ‘custody death’, parties seek action

September 17, 2020 1:57 pm

The police said that the man escaped from custody and his body was found later, but his family alleged it was "murder in custody".

J&K: 3-yr-old watching, his grandfather and CRPF head constable killed in Sopore

July 02, 2020 5:28 am

The J&K Police, which released the boy’s photos saying they had rescued him at the site of the encounter, said his grandfather, 65-year-old Bashir Ahmad Khan, was killed when militants opened fire on security forces on the outskirts of Sopore.

In separatist stronghold Sopore: 'Do not misunderstand our silence as surrender'

August 12, 2019 11:08 am

“We are quiet but don’t misunderstand our silence as surrender,” says Altaf Ahmad, 38, a resident of Noorbagh in Sopore. “This silence is strategic. They want us to react. But we know; it is a long battle ahead.”

Militant commander who became govt staff gunned down

February 13, 2018 5:31 am

On Monday afternoon, unidentified gunmen attacked Mohammed Yusuf Rather at Sandipora Budgam while he was in a private vehicle.

Second big attack in Valley within a week of 2018, IED blast kills four policemen in Sopore

January 07, 2018 7:35 am

Though the Jaish-e-Mohammad has, in a statement to a local news agency, claimed responsibility for the Sopore attack, police say they are still investigating the case.

Sopore: One militant killed in encounter with security forces

September 09, 2017 11:57 pm

When the forces were conducting the search operation, militants opened fire upon them following which the security personnel retaliated, triggering an encounter.

Sopore encounter: Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists gunned down by security forces

September 04, 2017 12:58 pm

Sopore encounter: The terrorists are believed to have been trapped in the area and an encounter is currently underway. Search operations are also being conducted.

J-K: Two Hizbul militants killed in Sopore

June 22, 2017 8:24 am

The militants were identified as Gulzar Ahmad Lone alias Ibrahim, Hizbul district commander from Gund Brath village, and Basit Ahmad Mir alias Tahir of Andergam Pattan village. “The militants were asked to surrender but they refused,’’ said a police officer.

Two Hizbul militants killed hours after attack on police party in Sopore

June 01, 2017 7:36 pm

The security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Natipora area of Sopore in Baramulla district at around 3.30 am after receiving information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

Militants hurl grenade at police party near Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Sopore; 4 cops injured

May 31, 2017 5:58 pm

In the attack on a police party near Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Sopore, Baramulla district, militants hurled a grenade and injured at least four police personnel.