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Srinagar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a person and recovered arms and ammunition from a vehicle in South Kashmir’s Kokernag area of Anantnag. Police sources told News Agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that arms and ammunition were recovered from a Tata Sumo vehicle bearing registration number JK03B 0733 near Lohar Sinji Godal area of Kokernag “The seizure includes one grenade and fifteen AK rounds,” sources added. Sources identified the arrested driver as Waseem…

Pulwama: Armed forces on Wednesday started a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in twin villages of South Kashmir’s Tral sub-district. Official sources said that 42 RR, 180 bn CRPF and police started the search operations after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the areas. The anti-militancy operations were going on in Laam and Bathnoor villages of Tral. Sources said that large number of forces have been deployed in these areas and door to…

Following the commitment between India and Pakistan military chiefs to respect a 2003 cease-fire agreement, the United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister popped over to New Delhi for a quick one-day visit, international news agency Bloomberg reported. https://twitter.com/DrSJaishankar/status/1365250518986018820?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1365250518986018820%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fkashmirlife.net%2Fbetween-india-and-pakistan-dubai-is-the-peacemaker-262522%2F On February 26, the UAE minister had a discussion with Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, noting they “discussed all regional and international issues of common interest and exchanged views on them,” the agency reported. “Yet behind closed doors, the…

Srinagar: Stating that stone pelting is a larger issue than militancy in Kashmir, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that anyone who indulges in stone-throwing will be slapped with Public Safety Act (PSA) and nobody will be allowed to disrupt peace in summers. “Stone pelting is a larger issue than militancy. It creates a negative impact and if stone-pelting takes place, that keeps tourists away. Anybody who indulges in stone-pelting will be slapped…

Srinagar: Inspector General of Police Kashmir range Vijay Kumar on Monday said that four Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed in a nocturnal military operation at Imamsahib area of Shopian in south Kashmir’s Shopian district and with the killing of four militants, 19 militants including two top commanders were killed since January this year. Addressing a press conference at the police control room in Srinagar, the IGP Kashmir said that acting on a tip-off, joint teams of…

Shopian: Four Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed and an armed forces personnel injured in a military operation against militants in Manihal area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. https://twitter.com/KashmirPolice/status/1373849959351525379?s=20 Official sources said that four militants were killed while one army personnel received a bullet wound on foot during the operation. The slain militants were affiliated with LeT outfit, police said. One AK-47 rifle and two pistols were recovered from the slain militants, officials said.…

Shopian: One more militant has been killed in a military operation in Manihal village of Imamsahib belt in south Kashmir’s Shopian district taking the toll of killed militants to 03. https://twitter.com/KashmirPolice/status/1373827791473364992?s=20 Officials said that three unidentified militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained while the operation is on in the area. Earlier an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO)…

Shopian: Two unidentified militants have been killed in a military operation in Manihal village of Imamsahib belt in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday. https://twitter.com/KashmirPolice/status/1373797042577809411?s=20 Official sources said that that two unidentified militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained while the operation is on in the area. The operation began after a joint team of Police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the…

Srinagar: Armed forces in Jammu and Kashmir have strengthened the bullet-proofing shield of their vehicles and bunkers after steel bullets that can pierce through normal protective shields were “recovered from militants” during a military operation in south Kashmir recently, news agency PTI reported. A few days back, the local commander of Jaish-e-Mohammed, Vilayat Hussain Lone alias Sajjad Afghani, was killed in a military operation. The army had claimed that it recovered 36 rounds of armed…

While Sadiq’s residence is rubble, Ashiq’s sank in Dal lake, and Arif’s lays scattered in a forest. These people of land, water and forest are divided in terms of geographical locations, but their grief unites them in their helplessness at the hands of strife in Kashmir. No sooner did a battery of exultant counterinsurgents retreat from Shopian’s three-day-long military operational zone, two school boys walked up to a smouldering site. With teary eyes, they looked…