Kashmir Highlights: Terrorist affiliated with LeT neutralized in Srinagar

Latest news updates from Kashmir: Kashmir is seeing a fresh wave of terror attacks in the valley in which at least five people including a pharmacist, teacher and principal have lost their lives.
Funeral procession of Supinder Kaur, who died in Thursday's terrorist attack.
Funeral procession of Supinder Kaur, who died in Thursday's terrorist attack.
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 10:44 PM IST
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News updates from Kashmir: Several civilians have been killed in a fresh wave of terror attacks in Srinagar this week. Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) backed The Resistance Force (TRF) gunned down a Kashmiri Pandit pharmacist, a school principal, a teacher and two others in attacks, dubbed as ‘targetted killings.’

The attacks have sparked a sharp condemnation in the country. The government also warned against the targeted killings and said “some people are trying to disturb the peace" in the valley. 

The Ministry of External Affairs has also raised concerns regarding the cross-border terrorism and it is discussing the issue with its partners. 

 

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  • Oct 08, 2021 10:12 PM IST

    Terrorist neutralized in J-K

    Terrorist neutralized in J-K was part of LeT. Read more here

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    Several organisations stage protests in Jammu, demand action against terrorists

    Several organisations staged protests in Jammu demanding action against terrorists over the recent targeted killing of civilians, reported news agency PTI.

  • Oct 08, 2021 04:32 PM IST

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    PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti slammed the J&K administration over the targeted killings of civilians. In a series of tweets, Mufti said attacks could have been averted if the sole focus of the security grid wasn’t “these ministerial visits & normalcy acrobatics.”

  • Oct 08, 2021 03:38 PM IST

    Mehbooba Mufti meets family members of Supinder Kour

    People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti visited the house of Supinder Kour to meet her family members.

  • Oct 08, 2021 02:29 PM IST

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    National Conference leader Omar Abdullah criticised the Jammu and Kashmir administration after the family of Virendra Paswan, a street vendor from Bihar who was shot dead by terrorists, had to perform the last rites in Srinagar.

  • Oct 08, 2021 01:46 PM IST

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  • Oct 08, 2021 12:30 PM IST

    Family members of Supinder Kour stage a sit-in outside civil Secretariat

    Family members of Supinder Kour stage a sit-in outside civil Secretariat, against the targeted killings in Srinagar. 

  • Oct 08, 2021 12:15 PM IST

    ‘Administration didn’t take measures to ensure safety’: Kashmiri Pandit groups

    In the wake of targeted killings of minorities in Kashmir, several Kashmiri Pandit organisations have alleged the administration did not take adequate measures to ensure their safety despite intelligence inputs indicating their vulnerability to terror attacks. Read More

  • Oct 08, 2021 12:08 PM IST

    Protest against Pakistan staged in Jammu against ‘targeted killings'

    Image courtesy: ANI
    Image courtesy: ANI

    Peoples Forum stages a protest in Jammu against Pakistan over the killings of two teachers by terrorists in Srinagar. 

  • Oct 08, 2021 11:39 AM IST

    Mourners raise ‘we want justice' slogans at funeral

    Slogans of "We want justice" raised during the funeral procession of Supinder Kaur, a teacher who was shot dead by terrorists inside a Srinagar school on Tuesday. 

  • Oct 08, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    Funeral procession of Supinder Kaur underway in Srinagar

    Image courtesy: ANI
    Image courtesy: ANI

    Funeral procession of School principal is underway in Srinagar. Large number of people are participating in the funeral of Supinder Kaur, who was killed in Thursday's attack. 

  • Oct 08, 2021 10:21 AM IST

    Senior official Tapan Deka to visit valley today

    Intelligence Bureau’s head of CT operations Tapan Deka is going to the Valley today to personally supervise the fight against terrorists while CT teams of other national security agencies have already reached Kashmir to act as force multipliers to Jammu and Kashmir police. Read More

  • Oct 08, 2021 09:56 AM IST

    PDP to address press conference at 11am

    Mehbooba Mufti's PDP will hold a press conference at 11 am. It will likely to address the current situation in the conference. 

  • Oct 08, 2021 09:50 AM IST

    Perpetrators of civilian killings will be punished: J-K Lieutenant Governor

    Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has said the perpetrators of civilian killings in Kashmir will be punished and every drop of innocent blood will be avenged. In a statement on Thursday, he added the administration and the whole country stand in solidarity with the families of the victims. Read More

  • Oct 08, 2021 09:40 AM IST

    Amit Shah firm on Valley violence, sends experts to neutralise terrorists

    Union home minister Amit Shah took a marathon five-hour meeting on Kashmir on Thursday.  (File Photo / HT)
    Union home minister Amit Shah took a marathon five-hour meeting on Kashmir on Thursday.  (File Photo / HT)

    With Union home minister Amit Shah giving firm and unequivocal directions to counter the killings of innocents and minorities in Kashmir, Centre has sent its top counter-terror experts to the Valley to aid the local police neutralise the Pakistan backed local module involved in terror attacks in Srinagar. Read More

  • Oct 08, 2021 09:38 AM IST

    28 civilians killed in Kashmir this year: J&K Police

    Security personnel cordon off area after a Kashmiri Pandit and owner of a popular pharmacy in Srinagar, Makhan Lal Bindroo, was shot by terrorists at Iqbal Park area in Srinagar on Tuesday. (ANI)
    Security personnel cordon off area after a Kashmiri Pandit and owner of a popular pharmacy in Srinagar, Makhan Lal Bindroo, was shot by terrorists at Iqbal Park area in Srinagar on Tuesday. (ANI)

    Twenty-eight civilians have been killed in Kashmir this year, the Jammu and Kashmir Police have said amid a series of targeted attacks this week. Seven civilians have been killed in Kashmir since Tuesday and triggered panic in the region. “Out of 28, five persons belong to local Hindu/Sikh community and 2 non-local Hindu labourers,” said inspector general (Kashmir) Vijay Kumar in a statement. Read More

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