Sopore News

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

J-K: 27 students injured as they clash with security forces in Sopore

On Thursday morning, students from Boys Higher Secondary School and Degree College in Sopore started raising ‘Azadi’ slogans on their campuses, said locals.

Sopore: One policeman killed, another injured after militants attack police post

The policemen were standing guard at a local shrine in Tujjar Sharief when they were attacked.