In Jammu & Kashmir, fresh attacks on Kashmiri Pandits were reportedly attacked. On August 15, the attack comes amid an outcry over Kashmiri Pandits being targeted. Sunil Kumar Bhat and Pintoo Kumar Bhat, the victims, were brothers from the village of Chotigam, who came under attack in an apple orchard in the Shopian neighbourhood of Chotipora. Sunil allegedly passed away after being shot, whereas Pintoo is undergoing treatment.
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Based on intelligence inputs, the security forces and police of Jammu & Kashmir, launched a search operation in the Shopian district, on April 6. The Kashmir Zone Police said, "Encounter has started at Larri area of Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow". Notably, in recent encounters, two terrorists of different outfits were killed, following which police tightened security at check-posts in… read-more
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) launched multiple raids at various places in Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla and Shopian district, on March 9. The raids were carried out after the NIA received intelligence input over some anti-national activities being carried out in the region. An NIA official said, "Among places being raided presently are residences of former District President Jamatia Islamia Abdul Gani Wani and Peer Tanveer".… read-more
On February 19 morning in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, an encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces. "Encounter has started at Chermarg, Zainapora area of Shopian. Police and security forces are on the job," informed Kashmir Zone Police. Moreover, further details like how many militants are trapped in the area and other details are awaited, as the operation is still underway.
In Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, two LeT/TRF terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces on January 22. The operation was launched on the given information regarding the presence of terrorists, police said. They were identified as Sameer Ahmad Shah and Rayees Ahmad Mir and both were involved in several terror crimes. The bodies have been retrieved including incriminating materials, arms and ammunition.
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In an encounter that broke out on December 25, between the security forces and terrorists at the Chowgam area of Shopian, two unidentified terrorists were killed. The shootout began when Kashmir Police and Security forces initiated a search operation based on specific information regarding the terrorists. "Two unidentified terrorists killed. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition recovered. Search going on," tweeted Kashmir… read-more
In a new development in the gunfights ensuing in the Rawalpora region of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, security forces killed Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) commander Sajjad Afghani on March 15. Classified as one of the most-wanted militants of the state, Afghani was allegedly involved in mobilizing youths into terrorism. Earlier, on March 14, a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist named Jahangir Ahmad Wani was shot during the anti-militancy operation,… read-more
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The Jammu and Kashmir security forces on March 14 killed one terrorist in an encounter in the Rawalpora region of Shopian district. The Kashmir Zone Police's official Twitter handle informed about the killing of the unidentified militant in a retaliatory firing provoked by the terrorists. Reportedly, the encounter between the terrorists and the security forces broke out on March 13. Recently, on March 11, the forces had killed two Jaish-e-… read-more
A lawyer Gowhar Ahmed Wani, who was alleged to be a Congress member, has been charged by the Jammu and Kashmir police on December 10. Gowhar has been accused of ferrying terrorists in his car and is booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. As per police, Gowhar has been absconding since December 7 and was detained for interrogation on December 9. However, Congress has denied links with Gowhar Wani.
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After Kupwara, an encounter broke out between the security forces and terrorists in Shopian district of Kashmir on November 10. The encounter has left two unidentified terrorists dead. After getting information about the presence of militants in the Kutpora area the security forces had launched a search operation. A police officer informed that the search operation turned into an exchange of fire in which the… read-more
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