In the Kashmir valley, 350 government officials resigned on May 13, and all of them are Kashmiri Pandits. They did so a day after their colleague Rahul Bhat was shot dead by terrorists inside his office. Employees wrote to Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha of J&K, stating that they no longer felt secure in Kashmir. On May 12, Lashkar-e-Taiba militants shot Bhat in his Tehsil office in Budgam's Chadoora district.
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K Surendran, the state unit president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, slammed the Left Democratic Front (LDF) administration's silence on the matter of a Muslim girl being humiliated on stage in Malappuram. "Kerala is moving towards the ideology followed by Taliban with the help and knowledge of the Chief Minister," he said. He further stated that the Kerala government is assisting terrorists under the leadership of CM Pinarayi Vijayan.
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Terrorists killed a police officer in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on May 13, roughly 24 hours after Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat was assassinated in Budgam. Constable Reyaz Ahmad Thokar was shot in the area of Gudoora and was transported to the city's Army 92 base hospital but died from his injuries. This is the second terrorist strike in less than 24 hours.
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In Haryana's Karnal, the police detained four people, suspected to be involved with terror groups along with explosives. On May 5, the Karnal SP Ram Poonia said, three identified as Gurpreet, Amandeep and Parminder are from Punjab's Ferozepur, and one Bhupinder is from Ludhiana. SP further added, "Desi pistol, 31 live ammunition, 3 iron-container with explosives, and nearly Rs 1.3 lakh have been recovered". The case is under investigation.… read-more
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In Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, two Al-Badr militants were killed in an encounter with security forces, on April 28. After receiving a tip off, the police had cordoned the area and launched a search operation, which turned into an encounter. A police official said that after the encounter started, the residents in the area were evacuated for their safety.
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In the Mirhama area of J&K's Kulgam district, two Pakistani-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists were eliminated, on April 24. After which, two AK rifles, seven AK magazines and nine grenades were recovered from their possession, reported PTI. Acting on a tip off that the Superintendent of Police recieved, about the existence of three-four JeM terrorists in the area, a joint operation of Kulgam police and Indian Army was… read-more
In Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district, the security forces have seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from a village near the Line of Control (LoC). The information was confirmed by the union territory police on April 19. As per PTI, the police recovered 10 pistols, 17 pistol magazines, 54 pistol rounds, and five hand grenades. Notably, the search operation was carried out after intelligence input.
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Security Forces neutralised four militants belonging to the LeT (Lashkar-e-Taiba) terror outfit at Badigam, Zainapora area, on April 14. Jammu and Kashmir police's Inspector General Vijay Kumar said that "they involved in six terror crimes including attack on outside labourer". He further stated that a search for their associates including Aijaz of Pulwama, is on. Further investigation on the matter is underway.
In the Dera Ismail Khan region, five policemen lost their lives after a terrorist group attacked with a rocket firing on a police van. The incident happened on April 11, near Chowk Yadgar of Dera in Kulachi. Soon the rocket fire turned into heavy firing, following which they left the area. The firing could be a revenge act, as earlier in April, three terrorist were killed in Dera Ismail Khan.
According to police, three terrorist allies of the terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) were arrested from Pulwama, in Jammu & Kashmir. In addition, one AK rifle, three magazines, 69 AK rounds, and one grenade were also seized from the terrorists. "The trio were working for JeM outfit and were providing logistic and transportations to terrorists in the district," read the release.
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