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An encounter between security forces and terrorists is underway in Chingam area of Kulgam district(ANI photo)

2 terrorists killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 11:40 AM IST
A joint operation of the security forces was launched yesterday evening based on police inputs. Kashmir Zone Police said that the encounter was underway.
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Back-to-village event: J&K L-G asks people to contribute towards peace

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindustan Times/Srinagar, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 12:35 AM IST
Sinha, while speaking at a back-to-village function in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, said violence at every level should be condemned.
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Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police have launched a massive search operation in Kulgam and Shopian districts to locate a Territorial Army solider who is suspected to have been abducted.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police have launched a massive search operation in Kulgam and Shopian districts to locate a Territorial Army solider who is suspected to have been abducted.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

Security forces launch massive search operation for missing solder in Kashmir

By HT Correspondent| Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2020 07:18 PM IST
The soldier was on his way home in Shopian when unidentified men stopped him and allegedly set his car ablaze.
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A group of youths clashed with security forces near a gunfight site at Pinjoora in Shopian. A joint team of police and army had launched a cordon and search operation in Pinjoora on a specific information about the presence of militants there. As the forces were busy in the operation, the gunfight with militants holed up in the village began.(AFP FILE Photo)
A group of youths clashed with security forces near a gunfight site at Pinjoora in Shopian. A joint team of police and army had launched a cordon and search operation in Pinjoora on a specific information about the presence of militants there. As the forces were busy in the operation, the gunfight with militants holed up in the village began.(AFP FILE Photo)

1 killed, 80 injured in Valley clashes

By HT Correspondent | Srinagar
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 08:07 AM IST
In the first case, youth clashed with forces near an encounter site at Pinjoora Shopian. In the afternoon, joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Pinjoora village on a specific information about the presence of militants in the village.
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A security personnel helps an elderly Kashmiri voter after he voted during the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections at Damhal Hanjipora, Kulgam district, Jammu and Kashmir, on April 29, 2019.(AFP)
A security personnel helps an elderly Kashmiri voter after he voted during the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections at Damhal Hanjipora, Kulgam district, Jammu and Kashmir, on April 29, 2019.(AFP)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Amid stray clashes, 10.32% voting in Anantnag in phase 2

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, Srinagar, Srinagar/jammu
PUBLISHED ON APR 30, 2019 10:10 AM IST
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Deputy superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir police, Aman Thakur was killed in an encounter with militants.(Photo: Facebook/Aman Thakur)
Deputy superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir police, Aman Thakur was killed in an encounter with militants.(Photo: Facebook/Aman Thakur)

Armyman, DySP among 5 killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kulgam
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2019 09:04 PM IST
There were reports that crowds had gathered at the encounter site and were pelting stones at the forces.
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Kashmir valley has been witnessing heavy snowfall since Wednesday with Kulgam District in south Kashmir receiving maximum precipitation in the past 24 hours.(AP/ Representative Image)
Kashmir valley has been witnessing heavy snowfall since Wednesday with Kulgam District in south Kashmir receiving maximum precipitation in the past 24 hours.(AP/ Representative Image)

Three cops rescued from avalanche site in J-K

By Press Trust of India | Srinagar
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 03:36 PM IST
The rescue teams faced lot of difficulty in reaching the avalanche site Friday morning due to strong winds and accumulation of snow, they said.
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A 19-year-old man was killed hours after he was abducted along with two other civilians by suspected militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, police said.(PTI Photo)
A 19-year-old man was killed hours after he was abducted along with two other civilians by suspected militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, police said.(PTI Photo)

19-year-old abducted, murdered in south Kashmir, second killing in 48 hours

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindusan Times, Kashmir
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 11:28 PM IST
Shahid Ganaie, Farooq Thokar and Huzaif Ashraf alias Raja Kandur were taken away by militants from a bakery in Saidpora Payeen village of Shopian in the early morning, police said. Huzaif’s body was found in Hermain village of Shopian this evening, police said.
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The Kashmiri did not have any criminal record and were using forged documents to con people for personal gain(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Kashmiri did not have any criminal record and were using forged documents to con people for personal gain(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Kashmiris arrested in Gurugram cleared of terror link

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 01:58 PM IST
A probe revealed that the accused stayed at a camp in Shastri Park in east Delhi during the winter every year and did odd jobs. We verified their record with the local police in Jammu and Kashmir, investing official said.
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People examine a house that was damaged during a gunfight between militants and security forces in the Nowgam area on the outskirts of Srinagar on October 24.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
People examine a house that was damaged during a gunfight between militants and security forces in the Nowgam area on the outskirts of Srinagar on October 24.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

Two militants killed in Srinagar encounter

By Mir Ehsan | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2018 11:06 PM IST
One of the killed militants was said by his family to have been pursuing his PhD at Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi before joining militancy but the university denied it had any student by the name.
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An army man was killed by suspected militants in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.(Representative Photo)
An army man was killed by suspected militants in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.(Representative Photo)

Militants barge into soldier’s house in Kashmir, shoot him in the head: Cops

By Ashiq Hussain | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 06:28 PM IST
Police said that a group of militants barged into the house of Mukhtar Ahmad Malik, a Territorial Army (TA) man, in Kashmir’s Shurat Kulgam and opened fire.
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The constable has been identified as Mohammad Salim Shah.(HT Photo)
The constable has been identified as Mohammad Salim Shah.(HT Photo)

Jammu and Kashmir constable found dead with multiple bullet injuries after being abducted by militants

By Mir Ehsan | Srinagar, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2018 11:30 PM IST
Officials said Salim Shah had been working as a Special Police Officer and was recently promoted to the post of the constable. He was undergoing training at Kathua in Jammu.
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Constable Saleem Shah was abducted from his residence in Mutalhama area of Kulgam in south Kashmir .(Livemint File Photo)
Constable Saleem Shah was abducted from his residence in Mutalhama area of Kulgam in south Kashmir .(Livemint File Photo)

Jammu and Kashmir police constable abducted by militants in Kulgam

By Press Trust of India | Srinagar
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2018 01:39 PM IST
A Jammu and Kashmir police constable, who was on leave, has been abducted by unknown militants from his residence in Kulgam district
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The CRPF jawan was deployed outside the deputy commissioner’s office in Kulgam.(HT/Representative image)
The CRPF jawan was deployed outside the deputy commissioner’s office in Kulgam.(HT/Representative image)

Man with axe attacks CRPF jawan in Kashmir in attempt to steal rifle

By Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 08:46 PM IST
The attacker hit the jawan in his back and tried to snatch his rifle. But the jawan resisted bravely forcing the assailant to run away.
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A paramilitary soldier stands guard at a temporary check point. Last year, there were a series of bank robberies in Kashmir and a majority of them targeted the J&K Bank.(AP File Photo)
A paramilitary soldier stands guard at a temporary check point. Last year, there were a series of bank robberies in Kashmir and a majority of them targeted the J&K Bank.(AP File Photo)

Gunmen loot Rs 3.28 lakh from J&K Bank’s branch in south Kashmir

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2018 03:31 PM IST
Officials said the militants barged into J&K Bank’s branch in Khudwani area of Kulgam in the afternoon.
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Security forces carry out search operations in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district after a gun battle with militants.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Security forces carry out search operations in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district after a gun battle with militants.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

Soldier, four civilians killed in Kashmir’s Kulgam; two militants escape

By Abhishek Saha | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 10:42 PM IST
Kashmiri separatists called for a shutdown on Thursday to protest the deaths of the civilians that included two teenagers.
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Soldiers take position inside an apple orchard during a search operation in Shopian on Thursday.(AP)
Soldiers take position inside an apple orchard during a search operation in Shopian on Thursday.(AP)

Kashmir: Militants kill police officer in Anantnag district, wife critical

By Abhishek Saha | Hindustan Times, Srinagar
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 08:25 AM IST
In a separate incident, militants attacked a man at Chancer in neighbouring Kulgam district. He has been admitted to a local hospital with a bullet injury in his leg.
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