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Srinagar: The All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) on Thursday welcomed the agreement of ceasefire between India and Pakistan. In a statement, Hurriyat said, “it is a move in the right direction, which will provide huge relief to the beleaguered people living under constant threat on the LOC and end the bloodshed there.” APHC said that just as the joint statement correctly points out “that in the interest of achieving mutually beneficial and sustainable peace along…

Srinagar: The former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief, Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday termed the fresh agreement between Indian and Pakistan over ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) as big and welcome development. According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Mehbooba said that dialogue is the only way forward to stop the unending cycle of violence and bloodshed across the borders and J&K. “A big & welcome development that India &…

The Director Generals of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan recently held discussions and reviewed the situation along the Line of Control (LoC), agreeing for the “strict observance of all agreements, understandings and cease firing along the LoC and all other sectors with effect from midnight 24/25 Feb 2021”, a joint statement posted by the Centre said on Thursday, 25 February. “In the interest of achieving mutually beneficial and sustainable peace along the borders,…

Srinagar: A man was injured on Saturday after an old shell went off while he was cleaning a private school in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Official sources told GNS that the man identified as Reyaz Ahmad Ahanger son of Abdul Ahad Ahanger was cleaning Hillwill School when the shell went off, leading to injuries to him. He was shifted to hospital and his condition is stated to be stable, they said. SP…

Srinagar: An intruder was killed by the armed forces at Dulanja post near LoC in Uri area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district in wee hours on Wednesday. Quoting an unnamed senior police officer, GNS reported that during night, an intruder was killed at LoC on PaK side near forword post Dulanja Uri by government forces. “The body along with weapon is visible, however more clarity will come after we retrieve the body.”, the police officer…

Jammu: An Army soldier was killed on Wednesday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, a defence spokesperson said. Sepoy Laxman, a resident of Jodhpur in Rajasthan, was the fourth soldier killed this year in ceasefire violations along the LoC. “The Pakistan Army resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation on the LoC in Sundarbani sector of Rajouri. Our troops responded strongly to the enemy fire,” the spokesperson said. He said…

Jammu: Three infiltrators were reportedly killed and four army soldiers injured overnight on the line of control (LoC) in J&K’s Jammu district where the army foiled an infiltration bid, officials said on Wednesday. Defence sources on the Indian side said Pakistan Army started heavy shelling in Khour area of LoC’s Akhnoor sector on Tuesday evening to facilitate infiltration of terrorists. “Four army soldiers were injured in Pakistani shelling and three terrorists were killed in Indian retaliatory…

Srinagar: Inside Ward number 6 of Sher- i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) Soura, 45-year-old Syed Nadir Hussain is motionless on the hospital bed. Both his legs were amputated a month ago. On November 13, Syed’s life turned upside down when he was hit by a shell fired from across the LoC. When recently the LoC flared up, and big guns were being fired from both sides, a father of four daughters, Syed along with three…

Srinagar: Army and BSF were engaged in a brief gunfight after some suspicious movement was observed in Machil sector along Line of Control in Kupwara district, officials reported. They said that the joint forces fired several round last night after observing the suspicious movement. “BSF observed some movement on the intervening night of 22 and 23 November. The soldiers fired on the suspicious movement and there was late retaliation,” Deputy Inspector General of BSF R…

Srinagar: Inspector General of BSF Kashmir, Rajesh Mishra Sunday said that in the recent “unprovoked shelling along the LoC”, Pakistan resorted to the use of heavy artillery and other modern weapons that caused huge destruction of civilian property this side while armed forces also suffered some loss. Paying tributes to the slain BSF man Rakesh, who was killed in action during the LoC shelling, IG BSF said that Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing along the…