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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…

Srinagar: Army on Monday termed the media reports, claiming Captain of 62 Rashtriya Rifle (RR) killed three civilians in a Shopian fake gunfight for a reward of 20 lakh rupees, false and said that Indian Army has no system of cash awards for its personnel for any acts in combat situations or otherwise in the line of duty. In a statement, Army said: “There are media reports quoting that Amshipora encounter actions were driven by…

Poonch: Two foreign militants affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba were killed and their associate arrested during a military operation against militants at Chatta-Pani area of JK’s Poonch district, officials said on Sunday. Officials said that a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched by armed forces personnel in areas along Mughal Road which resulted in the contact with the hiding militants. “A contact has been established with the militants and firing has started from both sides,” they…

‘Had input about the presence of 2 top JeM militants in a village, they fled after initial shootout’ Pulwama: Two top commanders of Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit managed to give a slip to armed forces personnel after a brief exchange of fire in Parigam village of Kakapora belt in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said Thursday. Officials said that on the basis of a specific input of two top commanders of Jaish, Cordon and Search Operation was…

Pulwama: A military operation against militants has started in Parigam area of Kakapora belt in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday. Official sources said that a joint team of Police, army’s 50 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area. They said that as the joint team of armed forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them triggering the…

Jammu: Four unidentified militants were killed and two armed forces personnel injured in an early morning military operation against militants near Ban Toll Plaza of Nagrota in Jammu district. https://twitter.com/igpjmu/status/1329266364108861440?s=20 Official sources said that the operation began after militants opened fire at a joint team of JK police and CRPF personnel near toll plaza in Ban area. The militants, officials said, were hiding in a vehicle and in the initial firing, two armed forces personnel…