Adil Akhzer

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J&K: On day of ninth abduction, slain Shopian teen’s video emerges; ‘Admits’ being informer

The man, said to be in his early twenties, was identified as Parvaiz Ahmad Wani, a resident of Batamuran village. The police had no information about his whereabouts and were still collating information when this report was filed late evening.

Kashmir abduction-murders: Families search for answers

The Hizbul Mujahideen has released multiple videos, claiming that the two slain youth were working for the Army.

Six civilian abductions in South Kashmir in 48 hours, two killed

On Thursday night, 17-year-old Nadeem Manzoor was abducted and killed by militants in Pulwama district. His bullet-riddled body was found in Pulwama’s Niklora village.

J&K: 17-yr-old abducted, killed by militants in Kashmir’s Pulwama

A statement issued by Jammu and Kashmir police said, "Terrorists in the intervened night forcibly abducted a civilian and later killed him in a brutal act of terror at Pulwama."

J&K Panchayat polls: PoK woman who came to Valley under govt rehab scheme elected Sarpanch

Arifa Begum, 35, who has been living in the Valley for nearly eight years now, contested the elections from Khumriyal area. She is married to Ghulam Mohammed Mir, a resident of Khumriyal in Kupwara.

Srinagar night flights: Three months after test success, airlines not on board

Srinagar’s international airport belongs to the IAF, and the AAI manages the civilian enclave. Night flights from Srinagar has been a longstanding demand of operators in the tourism sector.

Two Hizbul militants killed in Kashmir encounter

According to a statement by a state police spokesperson, a cordon and search operation was launched in Tikken area of Pulwama in the early hours of Saturday following inputs on militants’ presence in the area.

J&K: Pakistani JeM militant killed in Tral encounter

Friday’s encounter came over a week after Usman Haider, the nephew of JeM chief Masood Azhar, was killed in a gun battle in Tral.

Armyman who turned militant among two killed in J&K encounter

"Two terrorists killed in the operation. The operation is over. No collateral damage has been reported. Identity is being confirmed," the J&K police said on Twitter.

Early snowfall affects Kashmir’s fruit industry

The snowfall, which began on Saturday, has damaged fruit crop in several parts of the Valley, with fruit associations saying that around 20 percent of the crops was unharvested.

J&K: Snow hits power lines, large parts of Valley in darkness

The snowfall caused major damage to electric lines and almost all districts in Kashmir were without electricity, Chief Engineer, J&K Power Development Department Kashmir, Hashmat Qazi told The Sunday Express.

Kin urge student ‘who joined IS affiliate’ to return home

A six-minute audio had surfaced Friday, along with a picture of 19-year-old Ehtisham Bilal, in which he purportedly announces joining Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK).

Missing Sharda University student may have joined IS affiliate, police probe

The six-minute audio appeared on the internet on Friday evening along with a picture of 19-year-old Ehtisham Bilal, in which he purportedly announces joining Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK).

J&K election chief Shaleen Kabra: Security arrangements made for Panchayat polls

Addressing a press conference here, Kabra said the elections will be held between November 17 and December 11, in nine phases. “We have taking appropriate measures to reassure the people about the security arrangements for the Panchayat polls,” he said.

Six civilians killed in blast ahead of sanitisation at J&K encounter site

Explosion took place after three militants were gunned down by security forces.

J&K: Three militants, six civilians killed in Kulgam encounter

The encounter broke out following a search operation in Laroo area. One security personnel was also injured in the incident. 

Jammu & Kashmir: 5 militants killed in 24 hours in Valley

Army officers said they foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control by killing three militants in north Kashmir’s Uri area.

Militant killed in Pulwama encounter: J&K Police

J&K police on Thursday tweeted, “Recently active terrorist of TuM outfit and wanted in Pattan grenade incident, Showkat was killed at Pulwama. Arms and ammunition recovered.”

J&K: Class XI student, who recently joined militancy, arrested for hurling grenade at cops

Two weeks ago, a picture of the class XI student holding an AK-47 had appeared on social media in the Valley.

Jammu & Kashmir: Two militants, cop, civilian killed in Srinagar gunfight

Police officers said one constable was killed in the gunfight and four security personnel injured.