Pak troops violate ceasefire in Uri sector, Pak copter flies close to Poonch LoC

The Pakistan Army on Thursday restored to unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in Jammu and Kashmir’s Charunda Uri sector. As of now, no casualties or loss of property have been reported. Meanwhile, gunshots were heard in Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Search and cordon operation by security forces is under way. A Pakistan army helicopter came within 300 metres of the Line of Control (LoC) in Gulpur area of Poonch sector this morning. Under the norms, an aircraft cannot fly within 1 km of the LoC on either side. According to the Indian Army, the…

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Gunfight erupts in Hajin, Soldier injured during fire exchange

An army man was injured in Paribal area of Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday after militants opened fire on a search party. An official said that 31 RR of Indian army, Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched a cordon and search operation in Paribal area of Hajin early today after inputs about the presence of militants. He said that militants hiding in the village opened fire after a search party approached them, leaving an army man Gobind Singh of 31 RR injured. Sources said…

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Man shot down while trying to enter IAF base station in Budgam

An unidentified man, trying to intrude into the security zone of Indian Air Force (IAF) base station in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district, was shot down by security forces on Monday morning. Around midnight, the unidentified individual tried to cross the security fence and came close to perimeter wall of the IAF air station, reported news agency ANI. The sentry gave warning shots but the man continued to proceed. Later, the forces shot at him. According to latest reports, the man was believed to be mentally unsound. “Spot examination revealed…

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Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent Resistance called protest

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday to prevent a separatist-called protest, police said. The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, has called for the protest against shifting of local detainees to jails outside, murder of a separatist activist by unidentified gunmen and deteriorating rights situation in Kashmir. Shops, other businesses and public transport remained shut in the city and other district headquarters of the Kashmir Valley, the police said. Train services between Jammu…

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One-way traffic restored on Jammu-Srinagar highway

The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway that had remained closed for the last four days, was restored for one-way traffic on Friday. “Traffic will move from Jammu to Srinagar. No vehicle will be allowed in the opposite direction,” a traffic official said. The highway had remained closed due to multiple landslides in Udhampur and Ramban districts stranding thousands of passengers on both sides. Over 2,000 vehicles were stuck at various places on the highway during this period.

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Gunfight breaks out in Palhallan; Internet shut in Baramulla

Gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Palhallan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday. Reports said that forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Tantray Mohalla area on Thursday evening after inputs about the presence of militants. They said that militants opened fire on the forces during the searches around 5 am today, triggering a gunfight. There was no immediate report of any casualties on the either side. Meanwhile, authorities have suspended mobile Internet service in Baramulla district “as a precautionary measure”. An official said that all the…

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Fresh terror attack on Army camp averted in Domana Jammu

A fresh terror attack was averted by alert guards at the entrance of an Army camp in Jammu’s Domana area on Tuesday. Two motorcycle borne militants approached the entry point of the Army camp in Domana area around 4.30 a.m. They fired towards the sentry post. As the guards retaliated the terrorists were forced to flee, informed sources in the police said. “A search operation is now underway to trace the militants,” they said. The attack comes close on the heels of another audacious attack at the Sunjuwan army camp…

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Search operation under way,Lone militant still holed up in Sunjuwan military camp

The army on Monday said that one militant was still holed up inside the Sunjuwan military camp in Jammu, three days after an attack left six persons dead. “One militant is still holed-up inside the camp and efforts are on to neutralize him,” a Defence Ministry official said. The Army said on Monday that the search operation was under way in its Sunjwan camp, which was attacked by a group of suspected JeM terrorists, killing six people, including five soldiers. Three suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists involved in the attack were killed…

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One Jawan killed, one policeman injured as militants tried to storm CRPF camp in Srinagar

The report came on the day the army was paying tributes to five of its men who were among the six people killed in an attack on a military camp in Jammu’s Sunjuwan. A constable was killed in a gunfight that broke out in Srinagar early on Monday after the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) foiled an attack on its camp in the city’s Karan Nagar area. At around 4am, a guard noticed two armed men moving towards the camp. “He fired, forcing them to flee from the bylanes,” the…

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Militants attack army camp in Sunjwan, Four killed, Scores injured, Encounter On

A group of militants attacked the Sunjwan Army camp in Jammu city in the early hours today, leaving two army officers and two children dead and four army men injured, officials said. The militants entered from the rear side of Sunjwan Army camp where family quarters are located, DGP S P Vaid said. Sources said that a Junior Commissioner Officer (JCO), a non-commissioned officer (NCO) and two children were killed and four army men injured in the ongoing attack. The militants, who are believed to be around three, have been…

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