In a gunfight between militants and army jawans, two unidentified militants were killed in south Kashmir's Shopian district, said a senior police officer on October 20. Meanwhile, three army soldiers were also got injured who ''have been evacuated to a hospital''. Reportedly, the gunfight occurred between the army and militants when Army and CRPF launched a search operation in the Cheerbag area of Dragad village.
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Anayat Ashraf Dar, a militant of the south Kashmir Valley was shot down in an operation by the Kashmiri Forces on 23rd September. A pistol and some ammunition were recovered from his possession. Dar upon failing to surrender, triggered a shootout. During the encounter, "the newly active terrorist was neutralised,” the police reported. On September 22, Dar had fired upon a civilian Jeewer Hameed Bhat, who was seriously injured.
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The last two of six Palestinian terrorists who tunneled out of a maximum-security Israeli jail almost two weeks ago have been busted by Israeli troops on September 18. As per the officials, two members of the Islamic Jihad militant group were arrested from a residence in Jenin, a Palestinian city in the occupied West Bank. However, all six have either been convicted or are accused of deadly acts against Israelis.
Assam Police General Director, GP Singh confirmed on September 18 that two militants of the ULB (United Liberation of Bodoland) have been killed on September 17 during a fire exchange. As per police reports, the two militants were killed by the Assam Police at their camp in Assam's Kokrajhar district. However, pistols and grenades were also recovered at the camp of the Militants.
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Meer Arshad, Sub-Inspector in Srinagar died due to injuries caused by a militant fire in the daylight on September 12. The incident has been captured in the CCTV, wherein a militant opened fire on Meer, a recent recruit in the J&K police from behind at a point-blank range. However, Meer was declared dead after reaching SKIMS. Several mainstream political parties along with Mehbooba Mufti have condemned the tragic incident.
Javaid Ahmad Dar, a BJP leader and unit in charge was shot and killed by suspected militants in the Brazloo area of South Kashmir's Kulgam district. This is the second incident in just one week. Dar was taken to the hospital but succumbed to his injuries on the same day. BJP has lost 19 party workers since last year in such incidents in Kashmir.
Security agencies suspect an attack on temples and Hindu-majority areas in J&K by Pakistan-based militant groups to create communal riots. The news comes days after 16 suspected militants were arrested with arms and ammunition, three drone drops, and intelligence input of few months. "The only purpose of such attacks appears to be to fan communal passions,” J&K police said. The development comes with the recent Afghanistan crisis.
Meghalaya's Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui tendered his resignation on August 15 amid unrest over ex-militants death in Shilong. He called for a judicial investigation “to bring out the truth” behind the death of a surrendered militant of the Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC), Cherishterfield Thangkhiew. Mobile services were curtailed in four districts while imposing a strict curfew in Shillong after many protested against the… read-more
The Jammu and Kashmir police informed that two unidentified terrorists were killed at J&K's Bandipora district. In the wee hours of July 24, an encounter broke between the security forces and terrorists at Shokbaba forest, resulting in the death of the terrorists. According to the officials, the operations are still in progress. However, further details are awaited.
The security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district killed three militants in an encounter on May 11. Reportedly, following a tip-off of militant’s presence the forces initiated a search operation at Vailoo in the Komernag area of district. Soon the search operation was turned into a fierce encounter as the militants opened fire on forces. Retaliating, the security forces gunned down three militants while the encounter continued.
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