Policeman injured when militants strike at police party in Bijbehara

Policeman injured when militants strike at police party in Bijbehara

In the latest attack ahead of the Independence Day, militants on Friday afternoon fired at a police party in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. A policeman identified as Ghulam Qadir was injured in the firiing. Militants fired upon the joint naka party of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Bijbehara, according to police. “In this terror incident, one police personnel got injured. He was evacuated immediately to a hospital for treatment,” said the police. It added that the area has been cordoned off and…

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Unknown gunmen killed migrant labourer in Sumbal Bandipore

Unknown gunmen killed migrant labourer in Sumbal Bandipore

A migrant labourer from Bihar was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipore, police said today. The attack took place around midnight at Soadnara Sumbal in Bandipore. After being shot, Mohd Amrez, a resident of Bihar’s Madhepura, was rushed to the hospital where the doctors declared him dead on arrival. “During intervening night, terrorists fired upon & injured one migrant labourer Mohd Amrez, r/o Madhepura, Besarh, Bihar at Soadnara Sumbal, Bandipora. He was shifted to hospital for treatment where he succumbed,” tweeted Kashmir Zone police. This comes a…

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Five persons dead, Eleven injured in Ramban accident

Five persons died whereas 11 others sustained injuries when a rashly-driven cab in which they were travelling towards Jammu from Railway Station Banihal rammed into a car and plunged into a gorge at Kelamorh, 4 km ahead of Ramban on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway late Thursday evening. Police said a cab (JK02AP 5338) on its way to Jammu rammed into a car and went out of the control of its driver and plunged into a several hundred feet deep gorge in the Kelamorh area of Ramban, resulting in the death…

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Grenade blast leaves one migrant labourer dead and two injured in Pulwama

One Migrant labourer killed, Two injured in grenade blast in Pulwama

A migrant labourer was killed and two others were injured after terrorists hurled a grenade in the Gadoora village of Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, police said, adding that the area was cordoned off. According to the police, the attack took place in the evening when the labourers were at their rented accommodation in the village. “Terrorists hurled a grenade on outside labourers at Gadoora area of Pulwama. In this terror incident, one labourer died, and two others were injured. Area cordoned off,” J&K Police said in a…

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‘Flag Fee’; Amid backlash Anantnag administration withdraws circular

‘Flag Fee’; Amid backlash Anantnag administration withdraws circular

The Jammu and Kashmir administration came in for severe criticism over a circular issued by the Anantnag district administration demanding Rs. 20 as a flag fee went viral on social media. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal for the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, shopkeepers in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag were asked to cough up Rs 20 as a “deposit fee” for the Tricolor, The Indian Express reported. While a senior district official clarified that the campaign was purely voluntary and no one was being forced to pay the amount, the…

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CRPF ASI killed in Pulwama militant attack

CRPF ASI killed in Pulwama militant attack

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) ASI was killed after a joint party of security forces was fired upon by terrorists at Gangoo crossing in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday. Terrorists fired upon Naka party at Gangoo Crossing Pulwama from nearby Apple orchard. In this terror incident 01 CRPF personnel ASI Vinod Kumar got seriously injured. He was shifted to hospital for treatment where he attained martyrdom. Area cordoned off. Search in progress, ” a police spokesman said. The whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers…

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Unknown gunmen strike in Lal Bazar Srinagar killing an ASI and injuring two constables

Unknown gunmen strike in Lal Bazar Srinagar killing an ASI killed and injuring two constables

A Jammu and Kashmir Police officer was killed and two constables were injured when terrorists attacked a police team in the outskirts of the city on Tuesday, officials said. The incident happened around 7:15 pm when the terrorists fired upon the police naka at the Lal Bazar area, the officials said. They said an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Mushtaq Ahmad was killed while the two constables, Fayaz Ahmad and Abu Bakar, were injured in the attack. The injured cops were rushed to a hospital. “ASI Mushtaq Ahmad #succumbed to his injuries…

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Cloudburst hit lower Amarnath holy cave ​killing eight devotees, several missing

Cloudburst hit lower Amarnath holy cave ​killing two devotees

Rescue operation on, chopper pressed into service to airlift injured persons; IGP Kashmir says situation under control Eight people died and several were injured after a cloudburst near Amarnath cave in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. The incident happened following heavy rainfall in the upper reaches of the shrine. The cloudburst was reported at 5.30pm and rescue operation is currently underway by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), and other associated agencies. Kashmir IGP said that some langars and tents came under the cloudburst or…

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Amid heat wave10 days summer vacation announced in J&K from July 04

Amid heat wave10 days summer vacation announced in J&K from July 04

The Jammu and Kashmir School Education Department on Friday announced 10-days summers vacation in summer and winter zones of Kashmir and Jammu respectively from July 04. According to an order, summer vacation will be observed in all educational institutions upto higher secondary level in Kashmir and Jammu divisions from July 04. “It is hereby ordered that all the Government Educational Institutions and recognised private schools upto higher secondary level functioning in the Kashmir Division and winter zone of Jammu Division shall observe summer vacation from 4th of July to 14th…

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As Jhelum starts swelling flood alarm sounded in Srinagar; Section of Jammu-Srinagar NH washed away after flashfloods, landslides

As Jhelum starts swelling flood alarm sounded in Srinagar; Section of Jammu-Srinagar NH washed away after flashfloods, landslides

Authorities on Wednesday sounded a flood alarm in Srinagar after the water level in Jhelum breached 16-ft mark at Ram Munshibagh here. Quoting an official of Irrigation and Flood Control department Kashmir, news agency GNS reported that the river Jhelum was flowing at 16.21-ft at Ram Munshibagh, 0.21-ft above the alarm level of 16-ft and 1.69-ft below flood level of 18-ft. “The habitation residing along the River Jhelum in south and central Kashmir are requested to remain vigilant,” he said. While Jhelum was flowing at its lowest ebb in several…

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