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3 men kidnapped by militants in Tripura freed after 2 weeks

Assistant Inspector General of Tripura police Subrata Chakraborty told the reporters on Thursday that the abducted persons were released due to police and security forces’ continuous operations on the overground members of the militant outfit in the state.
The police earlier informed that extensive coordinated operations were conducted on both sides of the Indo-Bangla border to trace the three kidnapped persons. (Representative HT photo)
The police earlier informed that extensive coordinated operations were conducted on both sides of the Indo-Bangla border to trace the three kidnapped persons. (Representative HT photo)
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 04:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman

3 militants, woman killed in encounter in Srinagar’s Batamaloo

Police and the CRPF launched an operation in the Firdousabad locality of Batamaloo early in the morning on Thursday after they received a specific input about the presence of militants in a house.
There has been a spurt in terror activities across J&K amid the coronavirus pandemic.(HT PHOTO. Representative image)
There has been a spurt in terror activities across J&K amid the coronavirus pandemic.(HT PHOTO. Representative image)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 06:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

Police officer, 3 terrorists killed in night-long gunfight in Srinagar

The encounter began after the three militants who were o a motorcycle, tried to snatch weapons form security personnel who were checking vehicles on the road late Saturday evening.
A senior police officer pays tribute to a slain colleague during a wreath laying ceremony at District Police Lines in Srinagar on Sunday.(Waseem Andrabi/HT PHOTO)
A senior police officer pays tribute to a slain colleague during a wreath laying ceremony at District Police Lines in Srinagar on Sunday.(Waseem Andrabi/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 07:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

Three Manipur policemen suspended for militant’s custodial death

The suspended policemen include a Sub Inspector and two constables.,
The militant had been handed over by the Assam Rifles to the Manipur POlice.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
The militant had been handed over by the Assam Rifles to the Manipur POlice.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Published on Jan 30, 2020 01:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Imphal | By HT Correspondent

JeM’s Kashmir chief among 3 killed in Pulwama encounter: Army

Qari Yasir, a Pakistani, was killed at the Hariparigam village of Tral after a day-long encounter with security forces. His other two associates Pakistani resident Moosa and Tral resident Burhan were also killed in the gunfight.
Qari Yasir, a Pakistani, was killed at the Hariparigam village of Tral after a day-long encounter with security forces(ANI Photo/File)
Qari Yasir, a Pakistani, was killed at the Hariparigam village of Tral after a day-long encounter with security forces(ANI Photo/File)
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 09:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

2 civilians injured as militants hurl grenade at security forces in J-K

The grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, resulting in injuries to the civilians, police said.
At least two civilians were injured after militants lobbed a grenade at security forces in Zakura area of Srinagar on Wednesday(PTI)
At least two civilians were injured after militants lobbed a grenade at security forces in Zakura area of Srinagar on Wednesday(PTI)
Published on Jan 08, 2020 02:30 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Press Trust of India

Eight ULFA(I) militants surrender in Assam

As many as eight rebels of the banned ULFA(I) surrendered in Tinsukia district of Assam after joint operations by the Assam Police, the paramilitary forces and the Indian Army, officials said on Saturday.
PK Bhuyan, the Deputy Inspector General of Police, said more ULFA(I) cadres are expected to surrender in the coming days.(PTI Photo/representative image)
PK Bhuyan, the Deputy Inspector General of Police, said more ULFA(I) cadres are expected to surrender in the coming days.(PTI Photo/representative image)
Updated on Oct 27, 2019 10:23 AM IST
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Guwahati, Hindustan Times | By Sadiq Naqvi

Two LeT militants killed in south Kashmir’s Awantipora

Six militants have been killed in Kashmir since the Centre scrapped Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on August 5.
Security forces killed the two militants in a gunfight n Awantipora area of Pulwama.(PTI File Photo)
Security forces killed the two militants in a gunfight n Awantipora area of Pulwama.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Oct 08, 2019 07:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

Curfew lifted in Kishtwar, militants still on the run

The PDP’s Sheikh Nasir and his family were held hostage for 10 hours by the militants, for whom searches were still underway on Saturday, Rana said.
The J&K administration restricted public movement in Kishtwar on Friday after militants fled with the guns of a PDP leader’s PSO.(PTI File)
The J&K administration restricted public movement in Kishtwar on Friday after militants fled with the guns of a PDP leader’s PSO.(PTI File)
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 11:54 PM IST
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4 militants, soldier killed in Kashmir in 2 days

In an encounter which started in north Kashmir’s Sopore in Baramulla district on Saturday, security forces killed two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants after a search operation was launched jointly by police, army and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Malamapanpora Warpora area of Sopore.
In another incident on Saturday, an ongoing gunfight at Pandushan village in Shopian continued into the second day and a joint party of police, army and CRPF killed a militant. Image used for representational purpose only.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
In another incident on Saturday, an ongoing gunfight at Pandushan village in Shopian continued into the second day and a joint party of police, army and CRPF killed a militant. Image used for representational purpose only.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Published on Aug 04, 2019 03:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Gunfight breaks out between security forces, militants in J-K’s Sopore

On specific information about the presence of militants in Warpora area of Sopore, security forces launched a cordon and search operation, a police official said.
A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.(AFP File Photo)
A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.(AFP File Photo)
Published on Aug 03, 2019 08:53 AM IST
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Srinagar | By Press Trust of India

J&K Governor asks militants to kill corrupt, stirs row

Governor Satya Pal Malik said that militants should go after those who have robbed the state of its wealth.
Satya Pal Malik, governor of Jammu and Kashmir stirred a controversy when he asked militants to kill corrupt lawmakers of J&K.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Satya Pal Malik, governor of Jammu and Kashmir stirred a controversy when he asked militants to kill corrupt lawmakers of J&K.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 22, 2019 12:39 AM IST
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Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

1 militant killed in J-K’s Pulwama, body recovered

The operation began in the morning when the Indian Army and state police launched an operation in Branpathri forests in Tral following information about the presence of a group of militants there.
Shah and home secretary Rajiv Gauba will fly to Srinagar on Wednesday afternoon and return a day later. Soon after his arrival, Shah will review the security situation in Valley at a high-level meeting.(PTI FILE)
Shah and home secretary Rajiv Gauba will fly to Srinagar on Wednesday afternoon and return a day later. Soon after his arrival, Shah will review the security situation in Valley at a high-level meeting.(PTI FILE)
Updated on Jun 26, 2019 10:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

4 members of al Qaeda affiliate killed in encounter at Shopian

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Shopian, following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir Sunday, police said.(HT File Photo)
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir Sunday, police said.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 23, 2019 11:26 PM IST
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Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Militants throw grenade at police station in J-K’s Pulwama, 10 civilians injured

The grenade attack targeting a Pulwama police station comes hours after security forces killed 2 Jaish-e-Mohammed operatives in Kashmir’s Anantnag.
A grenade lobbed at a police station exploded on the busy road outside the police compound injuring several civilians. (ANI Photo)
A grenade lobbed at a police station exploded on the busy road outside the police compound injuring several civilians. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jun 18, 2019 08:27 PM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Two militants killed in gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag

Rashtriya Rifles and special operations group of state police personnel surrounded the Bidoora village in Achabal area following information about the presence of militants.
Exact identities and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained(AFP File Photo)
Exact identities and group affiliation of the slain militants is being ascertained(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Jun 17, 2019 11:35 AM IST
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Srinagar | By Indo Asian News Service

2 militants killed during encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

As the forces were conducting searches in the area, the militants fired upon them and the forces retaliated, an official said.
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday morning, police said.(Waseem Andrabi / HT File Photo/Representative Image)
An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday morning, police said.(Waseem Andrabi / HT File Photo/Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 14, 2019 12:13 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Press Trust of India

‘Drop your guns, come to Raj Bhawan for lunch’: Jammu and Kashmir governor urges militants

Malik said the problem of militancy exists in Kashmir not only due to unemployment among youth, but also because politicians have been misleading the people for the past several decades.
Satya Pal Malik said the people have been shown the dream of azadi and sometimes that of autonomy.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Satya Pal Malik said the people have been shown the dream of azadi and sometimes that of autonomy.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 12, 2019 06:16 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Press Trust of India

4 militants killed in Kashmir encounter

The forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in Panjran in Litter area after getting inputs about the presence of militants there. An encounter ensued when the hiding militants fired on the search party on Thursday evening.
Army jawans stand guard outside a damaged house after a gun battle between militants and security forces at Panjran Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Friday. Four militants were killed in an encounter with security forces.(ANI photo)
Army jawans stand guard outside a damaged house after a gun battle between militants and security forces at Panjran Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Friday. Four militants were killed in an encounter with security forces.(ANI photo)
Published on Jun 08, 2019 12:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

4 militants, including SPOs, killed in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

Officials said they found three assault rifles from the site in Lassipora and that a search operation was underway after the encounter ended.
Four militants, including two former special police officers (SPOs), were killed by security forces in a gun battle that lasted more than 12 hours in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Four militants, including two former special police officers (SPOs), were killed by security forces in a gun battle that lasted more than 12 hours in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 07, 2019 09:50 AM IST
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Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Woman killed, 1 injured as militants open fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

The woman’s husband was also killed in 2017 by militants.
Officials said militants were behind the attack.(PTI FILE/Representative Image)
Officials said militants were behind the attack.(PTI FILE/Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 05, 2019 03:21 PM IST
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Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

Not halting ops in Valley during Ramzan helps rein in militancy

Forces killed 23 militants during the period leading to a drop in terror attacks.
Army soldiers show the victory and thumb up sign near the house where Three top Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant Commanders including Lateef Tiger (close associate of Burhan Wani) were hiding during an encounter, in which they were killed, at Adkhara Village in Imam Sahab area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district(PTI Photo)
Army soldiers show the victory and thumb up sign near the house where Three top Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant Commanders including Lateef Tiger (close associate of Burhan Wani) were hiding during an encounter, in which they were killed, at Adkhara Village in Imam Sahab area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 07:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta

Encounter erupts between security forces, militants in Kashmir’s Shopian

Clashes erupted close to the firefight site as villagers tried to march towards it to allegedly give a safe passage to militants.
A gunfight broke out between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday.(Waseem Andrabi /HT File Photo)
A gunfight broke out between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday.(Waseem Andrabi /HT File Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2019 08:15 AM IST
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Two militants killed in encounter in south Kashmir’s Anantnag

The identities and affiliation of the slain militants are still being ascertained. Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, was recovered from the site of the encounter.
The police said that it was a clean operation and no collateral damage took place during the exchange of fire. (Image used for representational purpose).(HT PHOTO)
The police said that it was a clean operation and no collateral damage took place during the exchange of fire. (Image used for representational purpose).(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 28, 2019 07:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

2 Hizbul militants killed in a gunfight in South kashmir

The encounter took place after a joint team of the army, the Central Reserve Police Force and Jammu and Kashmir police launched a cordon and search operation in the Gopalpora area of DH Pora town in Kulgam.
Representative image(Getty Images)
Representative image(Getty Images)
Published on May 23, 2019 12:26 AM IST
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Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

2 militants killed in J-K’s Kulgam

The exchange of fire followed a predawn search operation, which was launched in Gopalpora area of Kulgam on specific input, officials said.
Two militants belonging to the Hizbul Mujahideen were killed by security forces after a gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam(ANI/Twitter)
Two militants belonging to the Hizbul Mujahideen were killed by security forces after a gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on May 22, 2019 09:24 AM IST
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1 jawan, 3 militants killed in encounter at Kashmir’s Pulwama

The militants were holed up in a house in Dalipora area.
A search operation is underway. The area has been cordoned off by security forces.(PTI FILE)
A search operation is underway. The area has been cordoned off by security forces.(PTI FILE)
Updated on May 16, 2019 09:50 AM IST
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Pulwama | By Indo-Asian News Service

Burhan Wani aide Lateef Tiger may be among 3 militants killed in J-K’s Shopian gunfight

Police has, however, so far officially only confirmed that three militants have been killed in this encounter which has now ended.
A soldier of the Indian Army was injured in this joint operation carried out by the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), special operations group (SOG) of state police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).(PTI FILE)
A soldier of the Indian Army was injured in this joint operation carried out by the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), special operations group (SOG) of state police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).(PTI FILE)
Updated on May 03, 2019 03:44 PM IST
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Srinagar | By Indo Asian News Service

Sri Lanka on alert for more attacks by militants disguised in uniforms

There were no attacks on Sunday, and security across Sri Lanka has been ramped up, with scores of suspected Islamists arrested since the April 21 attacks on hotels and churches that killed over 250 people, including 40 foreign nationals.
Soldiers on a motorbike patrol in Colombo on April 28, 2019, a week after a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka.(AFP photo)
Soldiers on a motorbike patrol in Colombo on April 28, 2019, a week after a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka.(AFP photo)
Updated on Apr 29, 2019 12:42 PM IST
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2 militants killed in encounter with security forces Kashmir’s Anantnag

Police and security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Bagender Mohalla in Bijbehara area on a credible input. The team was fired upon by the militants during the searches.
Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, was recovered from the site of encounter.(PTI FILE)
Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, was recovered from the site of encounter.(PTI FILE)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 09:11 AM IST
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