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Security forces personnel leaving in armoured vehicles in Jammu and Kashmir, India. (File photo by Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)

Grenade attack injures nine in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2021 08:34 PM IST
The blast occurred near a bus stand in Tral in South Kashmir's Awantipora.
Major Dhoundiyal, who belonged to the 55 Rashtriya Rifles, was killed during a gun battle with Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama.(HT Photo)
Major Dhoundiyal, who belonged to the 55 Rashtriya Rifles, was killed during a gun battle with Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama.(HT Photo)

2 years after he died in Pulwama, Major VS Dhoundiyal's wife joins Indian Army

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2021 01:44 PM IST
“#MajVibhutiShankarDhoundiyal, made the Supreme Sacrifice at #Pulwama in 2019, was awarded SC (P). Today his wife @Nitikakaul dons #IndianArmy uniform; paying him a befitting tribute. A proud moment for her as Lt Gen Y K Joshi, #ArmyCdrNC himself pips the Stars on her shoulders!” PRO Udhampur said in a tweeted and shared a video.
(HT file photo)
(HT file photo)

12 injured as militants throw grenade at security personnel in J-K’s Pulwama

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 07:58 PM IST
The incident took place in the Kakapora area of Pulwama, a police official said.
The three terrorists were killed in an overnight encounter in Tral.(HT File Photo)
The three terrorists were killed in an overnight encounter in Tral.(HT File Photo)

Security forces kill three terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tral

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 10:07 AM IST
The encounter in Tral in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district lasted two hours.
Security personnel carry out the rescue and relief works at the site of suicide bomb attack in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, on February 14, 2019.(PTI Photo)
Security personnel carry out the rescue and relief works at the site of suicide bomb attack in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, on February 14, 2019.(PTI Photo)

Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah pay homage to martyrs on first anniversary of Pulwama attack

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 08:36 AM IST
40 CRPF personnel were killed when their convoy was targeted by the suicide bomber of Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on February 14, 2019.
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)

Two LeT militants killed in south Kashmir’s Awantipora

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 07:40 PM IST
Six militants have been killed in Kashmir since the Centre scrapped Jammu and Kashmir’s special status on August 5.
Google Trends also gives data on the most related queries that users search for. Users across the globe actively searched for news from Kashmir in August.(HT image)
Google Trends also gives data on the most related queries that users search for. Users across the globe actively searched for news from Kashmir in August.(HT image)

Google searches on Kashmir peaked after Article 370 move

New Delhi | By Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 06:20 AM IST
The tool helps analyse the relative frequency of any search term over time on a scale of zero to 100, where 100 represents the highest level.
Two members of a nomadic community were killed by terrorists in the higher reaches of Tral in south Kashmir after they were abducted from their temporary shelter last week, officials said Tuesday.
Two members of a nomadic community were killed by terrorists in the higher reaches of Tral in south Kashmir after they were abducted from their temporary shelter last week, officials said Tuesday.

Two nomads abducted, killed in suspected militant attack in Kashmir’s Tral: Police

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2019 12:37 AM IST
Abdul Qadir Kohli from Jammu region’s Rajouri district, and his cousin Manzoor Ahmad Kohli were abducted on the intervening night of August 18 and 19 from Pulwama district’s Tral area by terrorists believed to be from the Jaish-e-Mohammed, police said.
Aadil Ahmad Dar, a JeM terrorist from Kashmir, carried out the suicide bombing on February 14 when he drove the car laden with high intensity explosives into the convoy.(PTI)
Aadil Ahmad Dar, a JeM terrorist from Kashmir, carried out the suicide bombing on February 14 when he drove the car laden with high intensity explosives into the convoy.(PTI)

RDX, ammonium nitrate used in Pulwama attack, says forensics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 08:03 AM IST
Based on the forensic report, the investigators believe that the RDX was mixed by JeM in the bomb to multiply the impact of the blast.
Army jawans walk towards encounter site at Branpatri, a forest area of Tral in Pulwama, on June 26, 2019. (ANI Photo)
Army jawans walk towards encounter site at Branpatri, a forest area of Tral in Pulwama, on June 26, 2019. (ANI Photo)

Militant with links to Al Qaeda affiliate killed in gunfight

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 12:46 AM IST
In a statement, the police identified the slain militant as Shabir Ahmad Malik, who was a member of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) before joining Ansar Ghazwat ul Hind (AGH), the Al Qaeda affiliate.
The incident took place when a CRPF convoy, consisting of around 2,500 personnel, was attacked by a suicide bomber who rammed a car laden with explosives into one of the buses on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.(PTI FILE)
The incident took place when a CRPF convoy, consisting of around 2,500 personnel, was attacked by a suicide bomber who rammed a car laden with explosives into one of the buses on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.(PTI FILE)

‘There was no intelligence failure in Pulwama attack’: Government in Parliament

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 03:17 PM IST
On 14 February this year, 40 Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF) personnel were killed in a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) orchestrated terror attack in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
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)

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

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 10:39 PM IST
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.
Sahoo’s older brother Parameswar said at Khuntuni some BJD workers put up the Green Party flag with the image of a conch on top the tricolour-draped coffin while offering flowers.(HT Photo)
Sahoo’s older brother Parameswar said at Khuntuni some BJD workers put up the Green Party flag with the image of a conch on top the tricolour-draped coffin while offering flowers.(HT Photo)

BJD under fire over party flag on coffin of Odisha jawan killed in Pulwama

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 03:39 PM IST
Ajit Sahoo of 44 Rashtriya Rifles was killed when militants attacked the bullet and mine-proof patrol vehicle with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Arihal village of Pulwama district.
Army personnel cordon off the area after an IED blast in Pulwama on Monday.(ANI)
Army personnel cordon off the area after an IED blast in Pulwama on Monday.(ANI)

2 soldiers die of injuries day after attack on Army patrol in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 12:07 PM IST
The two soldiers were being treated at the army’s base hospital in Srinagar.
Security personnel carry during rescue and relief works at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, Thursday, February 14, 2019.(PTI Photo)
Security personnel carry during rescue and relief works at the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, Thursday, February 14, 2019.(PTI Photo)

Jaish operative, owner of car used in Pulwama attack, killed in Anantnag encounter

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain and Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 11:20 PM IST
The soldier, who was initially injured in the encounter between security forces and militants in Marahom village of the district in south Kashmir, succumbed later.
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)

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

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 12:13 PM IST
As the forces were conducting searches in the area, the militants fired upon them and the forces retaliated, an official said.
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)

4 militants killed in Kashmir encounter

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2019 12:28 AM IST
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.
Officials said militants were behind the attack.(PTI FILE/Representative Image)
Officials said militants were behind the attack.(PTI FILE/Representative Image)

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

Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 03:21 PM IST
The woman’s husband was also killed in 2017 by militants.
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.
Paramilitary soldiers stood guard during restrictions in downtown Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India on Friday. Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Kashmir in view of a strike called by senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against the killing of Zakir Musa, a top militant commander and a civilian, Zahoor Ahmad earlier this week.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Paramilitary soldiers stood guard during restrictions in downtown Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India on Friday. Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Kashmir in view of a strike called by senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against the killing of Zakir Musa, a top militant commander and a civilian, Zahoor Ahmad earlier this week.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)

Restrictions imposed in Valley after Zakir Musa killing lifted

Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 10:09 PM IST
Reports said a shutdown was observed in places like Pulwama, where Musa was killed. “There was hartal. Shops were closed and traffic movement was affected.
A deserted look market during a strict curfew imposed to maintain law and order problem following the killing of top militant commander Zakir Musa in Srinagar on Friday.(ANI)
A deserted look market during a strict curfew imposed to maintain law and order problem following the killing of top militant commander Zakir Musa in Srinagar on Friday.(ANI)

Curfew continues in Kashmir for second day after Zakir Musa killing, schools and colleges remain shut

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2019 11:30 AM IST
Schools and colleges remained shut, while mobile internet continued to be suspended across the valley. Trains on the Baramulla-Banihal line remained off the tracks due to the situation, the officials said.
(PTI FILE)
(PTI FILE)

Indian envoy rules out talks with Pakistan unless it stops supporting terror

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2019 01:51 PM IST
Ties between India and Pakistan hit a new low after the Pulwama terror attack.
Zakir Musa (R) was named Al Qaeda commander in Kashmir. (File Photo)
Zakir Musa (R) was named Al Qaeda commander in Kashmir. (File Photo)

Zakir Musa, Jammu and Kashmir’s most wanted militant, killed in encounter: Police

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 10:52 PM IST
Scores of youth marched towards the encounter site, and government forces fired tear gas shells, leading to clashes.
People gather at the broken house where Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in Panzgam area of Pulwama(ANI Photo)
People gather at the broken house where Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in Panzgam area of Pulwama(ANI Photo)

Militant who killed soldier among 4 dead in J&K gunfights

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2019 02:50 AM IST
The three militants holed up there fired as the search operation was going on. The security forces retaliated, leading to an exchange of fire in which the three were killed.
Army jawan Aurangzeb(File photo)
Army jawan Aurangzeb(File photo)

Militant involved in armyman’s murder among 4 killed in Valley

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 10:48 PM IST
Based on a credible input, a cordon and search operation was launched by police and security forces in the early hours in the Panzgam area of Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, a police spokesman said.
Eight persons, including six militants, were killed in two separate gunfights in south Kashmir on Thursday, police and army officials said.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Eight persons, including six militants, were killed in two separate gunfights in south Kashmir on Thursday, police and army officials said.(Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)

6 militants, soldier, civilian killed in Kashmir gunfights

PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2019 11:50 PM IST
In Pulwama district, security forces gunned down three militants belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM). A soldier and a civilian were also killed in the encounter, police said.
Amid massive clashes near the gunfight site and adjoining areas, authorities have imposed curfew in Pulwama town and suspended mobile Internet services.(PTI FILE)
Amid massive clashes near the gunfight site and adjoining areas, authorities have imposed curfew in Pulwama town and suspended mobile Internet services.(PTI FILE)

Top JeM commander among 5 killed in J-K gunfight

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 11:53 AM IST
The civilian victim was identified as Rayees Ahmad Dar, son of the owner of a house where the militants were hiding. While Dar’s brother Muhammad Younis, sustained a gunshot injury.
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)

1 jawan, 3 militants killed in encounter at Kashmir’s Pulwama

Pulwama | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 09:50 AM IST
The militants were holed up in a house in Dalipora area.
Image for representation(ANI file photo)
Image for representation(ANI file photo)

Clashes in Pulwama, Shopian before polling day

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2019 11:50 PM IST
Clashes erupted and at least three buildings, purportedly of the government, were set on fire in Jammu and Kashmir’s militancy-hit Shopian and Pulwama districts late on Sunday, hours before the two regions go to polls, officials familiar with the matter said.
“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.
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