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Kashmir: Militant associate arrested in Awantipora

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 05:38 PM IST
Police said that they recovered explosive material from his house
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Representational photo.

Kashmir: Jaish-e-Mohammad module busted, 6 arrested

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2020 05:08 PM IST
A preliminary investigation revealed the arrested men have been in contact with Pakistani handlers and have targeted security forces by lobbing grenades in the recent past
Last month, security forces had also discovered a cross-border tunnel, which was used by four Jaish terrorists to enter Jammu before they were killed in an operation at Ban toll plaza near Nagrota.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
Last month, security forces had also discovered a cross-border tunnel, which was used by four Jaish terrorists to enter Jammu before they were killed in an operation at Ban toll plaza near Nagrota.(ANI file photo. Representative image)

Jammu and Kashmir Police bust terror network in Awantipora

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 06:20 PM IST
The six arrested terror associates have been in contact with Pakistani handlers and have targeted security forces by lobbing grenades upon security forces in recent past, the police said, according to ANI.
Army personnel rush towards an encounter site in Srinagar.(ANI/ Representative image)
Army personnel rush towards an encounter site in Srinagar.(ANI/ Representative image)

Terrorist killed, another surrenders during encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2020 10:28 PM IST
A joint operation was launched by the security forces at Noorpora in the district’s Awantipora area on the basis of inputs provided by police, the Army said.
Three terrorist associates linked to proscribed terror outfit HM have been arrested.(ANI)
Three terrorist associates linked to proscribed terror outfit HM have been arrested.(ANI)

J-K Police bust terror module in Ganderbal, Hizbul terrorists arrested

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 11:58 PM IST
Police spokesman said that in a series of actions in Ganderbal and Awantipora, forces arrested five associates linked to proscribed terror outfits Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and Al-Badr.
Arrested terror associate has been identified as Sahil Farooq Mir, a resident of Chakoora Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir police said.(HT Archives. Representative image)
Arrested terror associate has been identified as Sahil Farooq Mir, a resident of Chakoora Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir police said.(HT Archives. Representative image)

Terrorist associate of LeT arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Awantipora

Pulwama | By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2020 08:58 AM IST
According to police, the terrorist associate was involved in the transporting of arms, ammunition of the terrorists in Tral, Kakpora, Khreew, and Awantipora areas.
Petrol pump at Sector 22 in Chandigarh on Thursday, 25 June 2020.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)
Petrol pump at Sector 22 in Chandigarh on Thursday, 25 June 2020.(Keshav Singh/HT Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Petrol now costs over Rs 80 a litre in Delhi as fuel prices increase for 20th day and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 09:01 AM IST
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The DGP said that Wani was a ‘dangerous terrorist’ who had taken command of the Hizb after the killing of Hamad Khan last month.(HT Photo)
The DGP said that Wani was a ‘dangerous terrorist’ who had taken command of the Hizb after the killing of Hamad Khan last month.(HT Photo)

3 Hizbul terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 12:52 AM IST
A joint party of security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation after receiving information about the presence of militants in the Sherabad area of Tral in Awantipora when the terrorists opened fire, triggering the shootout that left the three men dead, officials said.
The militant was asked to surrender by the security forces but he chose to engage them in a gunbattle, police said.(ANI / Twitter)
The militant was asked to surrender by the security forces but he chose to engage them in a gunbattle, police said.(ANI / Twitter)

Local militant killed in encounter with security forces in south Kashmir

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 11:43 AM IST
The militant been identified as Shahid, a resident of Bijbehara area of Anantnag district, the police said.
At least three militants were killed on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.(ANI Twitter)
At least three militants were killed on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.(ANI Twitter)

3 Jaish operatives killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Awantipora

Hindustan Times, Srinagar/Jammu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 09:36 PM IST
Officials said that the army, police and the CRPF launched a joint operation in the area after receiving specific information about the militant presence in Rajpora area of the district.
According to the police, Ufaid Farooq Lone joined the militant ranks last year and was active in Awantipora, Reshipora and around Indian Air Force’s base in Malanpora.(Representational Photo)
According to the police, Ufaid Farooq Lone joined the militant ranks last year and was active in Awantipora, Reshipora and around Indian Air Force’s base in Malanpora.(Representational Photo)

Grenade supplying Lashkar terrorist killed in overnight encounter in Kashmir

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 07:53 PM IST
The body of the terrorist has been recovered from the site of the gun battle and has been identified as Ufaid Farooq Lone alias Abu Muslim, a resident of Awantipora.
Restrictions continued in Srinagar and parts of Kashmir for a second consecutive day on Saturday.(PTI)
Restrictions continued in Srinagar and parts of Kashmir for a second consecutive day on Saturday.(PTI)

Curbs reimposed in parts of Kashmir as protests break out after Imran Khan’s speech

Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 09:05 AM IST
In the morning, police started announcing in parts of the city that restrictions had been re-imposed, asking people not to violate section 144 which has been in place since the special status of J&K was revoked by the Centre on August 5.
One of the militants killed in the encounter at Midoora in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district has been identified as Yawar Ahmad Najar. Image used for representative purpose only.((Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times))
One of the militants killed in the encounter at Midoora in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district has been identified as Yawar Ahmad Najar. Image used for representative purpose only.((Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times))

One Pakistani national among two terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 11:51 AM IST
Four terrorists and an “active associate” were killed Friday in two encounters with security forces in Shopian and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Four people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in grenade attacks and planting explosives in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the Jammu and Kashmir police said on Monday.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)
Four people have been arrested for their alleged involvement in grenade attacks and planting explosives in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, the Jammu and Kashmir police said on Monday.(Representative Image/HT File Photo)

JeM module busted in Jammu and Kashmir’s Awantipora, four arrested: Police

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2019 11:41 PM IST
Police superintendent Tahir Saleem Khan identified three of the accused as Murtaza, Aqib and Irfan-ul-Haq. He added the four were a part of a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) module involved in terror activities in Pulwama’s Tral and Awantipora areas. The identity of fourth accused was not immediately revealed.
“We heard a blast outside after the meeting concluded and people dispersed. I don’t know what the blast was all about,” said Masoodi.(AP FILE PHOTO)
“We heard a blast outside after the meeting concluded and people dispersed. I don’t know what the blast was all about,” said Masoodi.(AP FILE PHOTO)

Day after attack on Mehbooba’s convoy, grenade lobbed at NC leader’s house

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 08:36 PM IST
The blast happened moments after National Conference’s Lok Sabha candidate for Anantnag, Hasnain Masoodi, met party workers within at the house of another NC leader Mohammad Ashraf Bhat in Tral.
NIA files charge sheet against four Kashmiri students(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
NIA files charge sheet against four Kashmiri students(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

NIA files charge sheet against four Kashmiri students

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2019 11:55 PM IST
Musa’s cousin Yasir Rafiq Bhat and two others – Zahid Gulzar and Mohammad Idris Shah, all residents of Awantipora in Kashmir valley, were arrested in October last year with a cache of arms and explosives
Two Indian Air Force officers died when the vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in Jammu and Kashmir.(Getty Images)
Two Indian Air Force officers died when the vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident in Jammu and Kashmir.(Getty Images)

2 IAF officers killed, 2 others injured in accident in Kashmir’s Pulwama

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 05:46 PM IST
A squadron leader and a corporal have died in the accident while two others are injured.
Paramilitary soldiers stand near closed shops during a shutdown to protest against the death of Rizwan Pandit, at Lal Chowk, in Srinagar on March 20.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)
Paramilitary soldiers stand near closed shops during a shutdown to protest against the death of Rizwan Pandit, at Lal Chowk, in Srinagar on March 20.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)

Days after Kashmir teacher’s custodial death, his friend ‘joins militancy’

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2019 12:16 AM IST
Rizwan Pandit, a 29-year-old school teacher from south Kashmir, who was arrested in connection with a terror case on Sunday, died in police custody on Tuesday.
Clashes broke out on Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama after a 29-year-old teacher who was arrested Sunday night was allegedly killed in police custody.(PTI)
Clashes broke out on Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama after a 29-year-old teacher who was arrested Sunday night was allegedly killed in police custody.(PTI)

Clashes erupt in south Kashmir after teacher dies in police custody

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 09:15 PM IST
The J&K government ordered a magisterial probe into the death of the 29-year-old teacher who was arrested Sunday night in a terror case.
India's Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora gestures while speaking to the media during a news conference in New Delhi, India, March 10, 2019.(REUTERS PHOTO)
India's Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora gestures while speaking to the media during a news conference in New Delhi, India, March 10, 2019.(REUTERS PHOTO)

Lok Sabha election 2019: Polling to be held in three phases in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2019 07:34 PM IST
The election commissioner also made it clear that the assembly elections to the state will not be held along with the Lok Sabha polls.The state has been under President’s Rule since December, and under Governor’s rule since June.
The Pulwama attack cascaded into a major cross-border tension between India and Pakistan after the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) claimed the attack, and New Delhi responded with an Indian Air Force strike on the JeM’s largest terror camp within a fortnight.(AFP)
The Pulwama attack cascaded into a major cross-border tension between India and Pakistan after the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) claimed the attack, and New Delhi responded with an Indian Air Force strike on the JeM’s largest terror camp within a fortnight.(AFP)

IED blast in Kashmir, 4km from Pulwama terror attack spot; no casualty

Srinagar | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 12:39 PM IST
No life was lost in the 3 a.m. explosion though that rocked the Amlar village. But window panes of houses were shattered and a large crater was created at the blast site, the police said.
The toll in the terror attack on CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district has risen to 40 even as a full Court of Inquiry (CoI) has been ordered by the force headquarters in Delhi, a senior official said Friday.(PTI Photo)
The toll in the terror attack on CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district has risen to 40 even as a full Court of Inquiry (CoI) has been ordered by the force headquarters in Delhi, a senior official said Friday.(PTI Photo)

Pulwama attack: Court of Inquiry ordered after number of deaths rises

Srinagar/New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 08:11 PM IST
A Jaish suicide bomber Thursday rammed a vehicle carrying about 100-kgs of explosives into a bus carrying CRPF personnel in Pulwama district.
The CRPF personnel were killed on Thursday afternoon in one of the deadliest terror attacks in the restive state in decades.(PTI phooto)
The CRPF personnel were killed on Thursday afternoon in one of the deadliest terror attacks in the restive state in decades.(PTI phooto)

Russia, Pakistan, US, others condemn Kashmir attack

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 11:29 AM IST
Several countries across the world, including Pakistan, Russia and the US, have condemned the terror attack by Jaish-e-Mohammad which killed at least 44 CRPF personnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.
Security forces near the damaged vehicles at Lethpora on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, February 14(Waseem Andrabi/HT)
Security forces near the damaged vehicles at Lethpora on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, February 14(Waseem Andrabi/HT)

Editorial | Kashmir: The Centre must choose options carefully

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 12:26 AM IST
It must go after terrorists, but remember that the Kashmir’s problem is political
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Awantipora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.(HT File Photo)
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Awantipora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.(HT File Photo)

One militant killed in encounter in J-K’s Pulwama district

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 11:17 AM IST
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Banderpora-Rinzipora area of Awantipora on Friday morning following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
A Pakistan-origin terrorist belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad, identified as Waseem, was killed.(HT File Photo)
A Pakistan-origin terrorist belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad, identified as Waseem, was killed.(HT File Photo)

We kept promise to his mother: Army after capturing militant in Kashmir

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2018 03:38 PM IST
A Pakistan-origin terrorist belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammad, identified as Waseem, was killed and Sohail Lone, a local, was handed over the police after a brief exchange of fire in Khrew’s Bathien area in Awantipora.
In 2017, a total of 126 youths had picked up the gun. It was the highest number since 2010, according to a recent data presented in the state Assembly and Parliament.(HT File Photo)
In 2017, a total of 126 youths had picked up the gun. It was the highest number since 2010, according to a recent data presented in the state Assembly and Parliament.(HT File Photo)

110 local youths joined terror groups in Kashmir till July 15: Officials

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2018 07:32 PM IST
Security agency officials said highly volatile south Kashmir, comprising Shopian, Pulwama, Anantnag and Kulgam districts, besides Awantipora, remained a region accounting for a higher number of youths joining militant groups.
Law students stage protest demanding justice in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Kathua girl, in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)
Law students stage protest demanding justice in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Kathua girl, in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT Photo)

Student protests continue in Kashmir over Kathua case

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2018 06:46 PM IST
The rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Kathua has triggered widespread outrage across the country.
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