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After a nightmarish November that shell-slaughtered six of their clan members including a seven-year-old boy, distraught denizens of militarized towns and hamlets of Uri now fear the numbing winter.  Lapping her seventeen-day-old daughter Areeba inside a mournful home in Uri’s Sultan Deki, Shazia looks as deserted as death. The 28-year-old mother’s dirges in the forlorn, foggy, frosty heights of war-torn Line of Control (LOC) hamlet make a howling sound. This frontline grieving makes her tribe…

Uri: A woman and her two minor daughters died purportedly owing to asphyxiation in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said on Sunday. They said that the trio—Shameema Begum (43) wife of Abdul Majeed Ganie and their daughters— Nighat Bano (13) and Tabasum Bano (9)—were found dead at their house in Lari Boniyar. SSP Baramulla while confirming the incident told news agency GNS that a case has been registered and investigations are underway…

8 civilians and 4 armed forces personnel were injured Srinagar: Four armed forces personnel were among 10 people killed in multiple ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) from Gurez to Uri sectors of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said. Srinagar-based defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that Pakistan used mortars and other weapons and deliberately targeted civilian areas. The troops retaliated strongly causing casualties and substantial damage to Pakistan Army’s infrastructure across…

People have been fleeing and moving to ‘safer locations’ Srinagar: Six persons including four civilians were killed in north Kashmir’s Uri after armies of India and Pakistan exchanged heavy gunfire, officials said on Friday. Reports said said that two Army men and four civilians including a woman were killed during the heavy exchange of fire in Uri area of Baramulllah district. Reports said soon the noise of explosions spread in the area, and panic gripped,…