Three militants killed in Anantnag, Schools, Colleges to remain shut today in Srinagar

Three militants have been killed during a brief gunfight between militants and the government forces in district Anantnag on wee hours of Monday. DIG south Kashmir Amit Kumar told Kashmir Post that a nocturnal Cordon and Search Operation was launched at Malikpora, Hakura area of Anantnag, ensuing in a brief gunfight. He said three militants were killed in the gunfight. He identified the three militants as Ehsan Fazili @ Esha Roohullah (TuM) X-Btech student of Srinagar, Syed Owais Shafi (HM) of Vailoo, Kokernag, Kokernag and third one from Pakistan. DIG…

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Resistance Leadership calls shutdown in Kashmir tomorrow against civilian killings, Schools, colleges to remain closed

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a strike tomorrow to protest against the killing of a civilian in forces’ action on protesters in Pulwama district earlier today. A civilian, identified as Showkat Ahmad of Begumbagh Kakapora, was killed after forces opened fire on protesters marching towards the encounter site in Hakripora earlier today. JRL called the killings and use of force on protesters as “worst example of state terrorism”. They appealed to people to observe complete shutdown against what they called naked aggression, cruelty of government forces and massacre…

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Schools, Colleges closed; Exams deferred; National Highway remained closed; 10 Flights cancelled

LoC trade, Pattan-Baramulla rail service suspended IUST postpones exam; KU, CUK to take call today Kashmir valley remained cut off from the rest of the world for second day Thursday as traffic on the arterial Srinagar-Jammu highway remained suspended due to fresh snowfall, landslides and shooting stones at several places. Meanwhile, the air traffic at Srinagar airport remained suspended till 2 pm. Heavy rainfall also forced railway authorities to suspend train services from Pattan to Baramulla due to stagnation of water on rail tracks and embankments. The cross-LoC trade via…

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Schools, Colleges to remain shut till July 24

“We have decided to extend the summer vacations in the schools and colleges of the Valley by one week,” said Education Minister Naeem Akhtar. Schools and colleges in the Valley, which were scheduled to reopen on Monday, will now open on July 25 as the Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday extended summer vacations by a week in view of the prevailing situation. The Valley has been witnessing protests after the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani. “We have decided to extend the summer vacations in the schools and colleges…

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