Gun Battle

  • Policeman, one Naxal killed in gun-battle September 18, 2013

    A police jawan and a Naxal were killed in a gun-battle between security forces and ultras in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of southern Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. "The face-off took place near Mariwada police camp under Gangalur police station limits of the southern district last night," Deputy Inspector General of...
  • SP, 4 others killed in Naxal attack July 2, 2013

    The SP of Pakur district and four others have been killed after their motorcade came under attack in jharkhand. ...
  • Bombs and battles hit northern Iraq, more than 70 dead June 11, 2013

    Baghdad: Insurgents struck cities across Iraq on Monday with car bombs, suicide attacks and gun battles, killing more than 70 people in worsening sectarian violence. No group claimed responsibility for the day-long attacks, most of them in northern Iraq, but officials blame much of the violence that has killed nearly 2,000...
  • J&K: Four Army personnel killed in an encounter with terrorists May 24, 2013

    Srinagar: Four Indian Army personnel were killed on Friday in an ongoing encounter in Tral area of south Kashmir. The encounter began after the security personnel got a tip-off about the terrorists. Sources said at least 3-4 terrorists may be involved in the gun battle. One suspected terrorist has been shot...
  • Bijapur encounter: Villagers killed could have been innocent May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Over 48 hours since the Bijapur encounter in Chhatisgarh, government sources now concedes that those killed could have been innocent villagers. One CRPF Cobra jawan and seven villagers, including three children, were killed in the encounter at Ehadsameta village of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh late Friday night. CRPF and state...
  • Chhattisgarh encounter: Judicial probe ordered May 19, 2013

    Raipur: The Chhattisgarh government on Sunday ordered a judicial inquiry into Friday night's encounter between security forces and suspected naxals near Edasmeta village in Bijapur district, in which eight villagers were killed. The locals alleged today that the encounter was fake. A commission headed by Justice VK Agrawal, which is already...
  • Chhattisagrh: 8 villagers killed in an alleged encounter May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another incident of civilian causalities during police action; eight villagers, including three children, were killed in an alleged encounter between security forces and the ultras in Naxal-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisagrh. Police claim they don't have any information that the dead are innocent civilians and that...
  • Chhattisgarh: 9 killed in a gun battle between Naxals, CRPF May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Eight villagers, including 3 children, and a securityman of elite Cobra battalion were killed in an encounter between security forces and the ultras in Naxal-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisagrh. Police say suspected Naxals are among those killed in the gunbattle late on Friday. "Eight villagers, including suspected Naxals...
  • Chhattisgarh: 9 killed in gun battle between Naxals, COBRA May 18, 2013

    Raipur: Eight villagers, including suspected Naxals and a securityman of elite COBRA battalion, were killed in a gun battle between security forces and the ultras in Maoist-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisgarh on Saturday. "Eight villagers, including suspected Naxals died, apart from one security personnel, in cross-firing between security forces...
  • Five policemen killed by Maoists in Jharkhand April 5, 2013

    Ranchi: Five policemen were killed on Thursday in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand, police said. The incident took place at Chainpur town of Gumla district, some 170 km from Ranchi, when Maoists attacked a police party while it was patrolling a weekly market. They also looted three rifles...
  • Maharashtra: Four naxals killed in police encounter April 4, 2013

    Gadchiroli: Four naxals were killed in an encounter on Thursday with police in a remote forest area in the district in Maharashtra, bordering Chhattisgarh, a police officer said. Police suspect that more ultras were killed in the gun battle that ensued after a patrol party came under fire from the...
  • Maoists exchange fire with police in Bihar December 6, 2011

    Aurangabad: Armed Maoists exchanged fire with police near Dhivra police station in Bihar's Aurangabad district this evening, the second such incident in the district in past two days. Hundreds of armed ultras fired at the premises of Dhivra police station prompting the policemen to return fire, SP Sidharth Kumar Jain said. There...
  • Syrian security forces fire on rallies, killing 30 October 29, 2011

    Beirut: Syrian security forces opened fire on Friday on protesters and hunted them down in house-to-house raids, killing about 30 people in the deadliest day in weeks in the country's 7-month-old uprising, activists said. The popular revolt against Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime has proved remarkably resilient, with protests erupting every...
  • Attack kills 120 Syrian forces, crackdown feared June 7, 2011

    Beirut: Armed men killed 120 Syrian security forces and torched government buildings on Monday in a northern region where troops have unleashed deadly assaults on protesters for days, Syria said. The government vowed to respond "decisively," hinting at an even more brutal crackdown by a regime known for ruthlessly crushing...
  • Eight Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh gunfight October 9, 2010

    Raipur: At least eight Maoists were killed and two policemen injured in a gun battle in India's worst Leftist insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh on Saturday, the police said. The gun battle began in Mahasamund district close to Orissa state border after a large contingent of state police force encircled Maoist guerrillas. The gunfight...
  • Two militants killed in J-K encounter April 2, 2010

    Jammu: Security forces killed two militants in a gunfight with a group of militants in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said. The gun battle started when the Indian Army and the state police cordoned off the Behma forest, about 150 km north of Jammu, where suspected terrorists...
  • J-K militants driven to desperation as Army hunts them March 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The gunbattle between Indian Army personnel and terrorists in Kupwara may have ended with 17 militants killed. But there is a writing on the wall for all to see, in the emerging trends of militancy strikes. Eight Army personnel, including a Major, were killed in the encounter...
  • Day 6: Army fighting terrorists and nature in Poonch January 6, 2009

    Jammu: As the gunbattle between security forces and militants in a thick forested area of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district continued for the sixth day Tuesday, army officials said the thick fog and the tough terrain were slowing their operation, which would continue until the militants are eliminated. "The army operation...
  • Jammu: Freed hostages recall nightmare August 28, 2008

    Jammu: The hostage crisis in Chinore area of Jammu finally ended as army swooped down upon the terrorists in the early hours of Thursday. The terrorists had held a woman and four children inside their own house after pushing out the male head of the family. Security forces have gunned down all...
  • CRPF, militants locked in gun battle in Srinagar November 10, 2007

    New Delhi: An encounter between security forces and two militants holed up in a hotel in Sopore near Srinagar has now entered its third day. Two policemen and a CRPF trooper have been injured so far. The two militants entered the three-storey New Lite hotel after they failed to storm a...
  • 2 army officers die in gun battle in Kashmir October 3, 2007

    New Delhi: Two army Majors and a terrorist have been killed in an ongoing gun-battle in the Tanmarg area of North Kashmir. Three soldiers have also been injured in the encounter that began at 11:00 pm on Tuesday night. "The 30-hour long gun battle has ended. Two army majors and nine militants...