KUPWARA

  • J&K: Security forces gun down one terrorist in Kupwara 4 days ago

    Jammu: One terrorist has been killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. The brief encounter lasted for nearly an hour. The security forces launched an operation in Bazpora area of Kupwara on Thursday morning following information about presence of terrorists there, a police official...
  • J&K: Encounter on in Kupwara, 2-3 terrorists likely to be trapped 4 days ago

    Jammu: Yet another gunbattle is underway between terrorists and security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. Two-three terrorists are likely to be holed up. The police have area cordoned off the area. There have been no reports of casualties so far from either side. The attack comes just...
  • J&K: Major infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara amidst polling, 3 terrorists gunned down December 2, 2014

    Srinagar: Security personnel successfully foiled an infiltration bid in Nowgon sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir gunning down three terrorists on Tuesday morning. This comes on a day when the second phase of Assembly elections is on in 18 constituencies of the state including Kupwara. The army said a group...
  • Polling for 2nd phase in Kashmir on Tuesday, cut throat competition between NC, PDP December 1, 2014

    Srinagar: Over 7.32 lakh voters will decide the fate of 90 candidates, including three ministers of the ruling National Conference (NC), who are in the fray for nine Assembly constituencies going to polls on Tuesday in the second phase of the five-phased Legislative Assembly elections in Kashmir valley. Polling will...
  • J&K polls: All measure taken to ensure fair, peaceful voting in the district, says Kupwara Dy Commissioner December 1, 2014

    Srinagar: Expressing hope that the district will continue its previous trend and register a high voter turnout in the Legislative Assembly elections scheduled to be held on December 2, Deputy Commissioner Itrat Hussain Rafique said that all measure have been taken to ensure free, fair and peaceful polling in all...
  • J&K: Five Army men, including two officers convicted in 2010 Machil fake encounter case November 13, 2014

    Srinagar: The Army has convicted five of its men including two officers for killing three youngsters in a fake encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil in 2010. All convicts have been awarded life imprisonment and their service benefits have been suspended. However, the Northern Army Commander is yet to confirm...
  • J&K: Terrorist hideout busted in Kupwara, arms cache seized September 25, 2014

    Srinagar: Security forces have busted a militant hideout in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in the operation, a defence spokesman said on Thursday. "Army and J-K Police yesterday busted a terrorist hideout in Kralsangar forest in Handwara area of Kupwara district in...
  • J&K: One soldier killed in an encounter with terrorists in Kupwara August 30, 2014

    Srinagar: A soldier has died and another one has been injured in an encounter with terrorists in the Kalaroos area of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Incidents of continued aggression have been doing the rounds since the past two weeks on the line of Control (LOC) and the...
  • Kupwara encounter: Martyred Army soldier family criticises Modi government August 26, 2014

    Bulandshahr: The grieving family members of an Indian Army soldier who lost his life fighting terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday slammed the Narendra Modi government, accusing it of not taking enough steps to protect the soldiers. The body of 22yearold jawan Rahul Kumar, a soldier of...
  • J&K: Army jawan, terrorist killed in encounter in Kupwara August 25, 2014

    Srinagar: An Army jawan and a terrorist were killed on Monday in two ongoing antiterrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district. In the operation launched in Keran sector on Saturday night, security forces tracked down a terrorist and engaged him in a gunfight. The terrorist was killed in the operation while...
  • J&K: Army kills four terrorists in encounter, one jawan killed in Kupwara August 24, 2014

    Kupwara: Four terrorists, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, and a soldier were on Sunday killed in an encounter near the Line of Control in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. In another encounter in Kalaroos village of Kupwara district, four terrorists have been killed while an army jawan was...
  • J&K: Army jawan killed in encounter with terrorists August 24, 2014

    Kupwara: One Army jawan was killed in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday afternoon. This is the third encounter between military and terrorists in the last 24 hours. Presently, two encounters are underway in the state. Gun battle is still on between the two sides. ...
  • J&K: Fierce encounter on between Army, terrorists in Kupwara August 23, 2014

    Kupwara: Fierce encounter is on between the Army and terrorists at Zaloora in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. The exchange of fire had begun on Friday evening. Official sources said that Army's 47 RR launched a search operation at Gugerpati area of Zaloora, 8 kms east from Handwara following an intelligence input...
  • Kupwara: Army guns down two terrorists August 20, 2014

    Kupwara: Two terrorists were killed in an operation launched by the Indian Army in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara region on Wednesday evening. The security personnel also recovered two AK 47 rifles from the terrorists' hideout. The operation is underway currently. ...
  • J&K: Terrorist shot dead in Kupwara encounter August 19, 2014

    Srinagar: A terrorist was killed in an encounter in North Kashmir's Kupwara district on Tuesday. The Army launched a massive search operation following the suspicious movement at the Dhanni forest area along the Line of Control. "The troops along LoC in Tangdhar sector observed some suspicious movement past midnight. On...
  • J&K: Army jawan killed in gunbattle in Kupwara August 6, 2014

    Jammu: One Indian army jawan has been killed in a gun battle between terrorists and security forces in Kupwara. The gun battle took place on Tuesday night. The army has cordoned off the area. There have been many ceasefire violations from Pakistan in the recent past. (More details to follow) ...
  • J&K: Two terrorists killed in encounter August 1, 2014

    Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Keran sector near the Line of Control in Kashmir as they were trying to exfiltrate to Pakistanoccupied Kashmir (PoK), a defence spokesman said on Friday. The two terrorists were killed during an operation launched by army in Keran...
  • Top LeT guerrilla killed in Kashmir July 10, 2014

    Srinagar: A top foreign guerrilla of the LashkareTaiba (LeT) outfit was on Wednesday killed in a gunfight with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir in which a soldier was also injured, police said. Acting on specific information about the presence of some militants at Shah Mohalla Hamla Pati...
  • Top LeT Commander Abu Kasha killed in encounter in north Kashmir June 1, 2014

    Kupwara: LashkareTaiba Divisional Commander Abu Kasha was on Sunday gunned down in a fierce encounter with the security forces in Jammu & Kashmir. The encounter took place in Hindwara, north Kashmir's Kupwara district. Additional Directorate General of Public Information, IHQ of MoD (Army) tweeted out the information saying, "Top LeT commander, Abu...
  • J&K voters beaten up, stripped for ignoring election boycott call May 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Voters in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir were allegedly thrashed, stripped and labelled as traitors for not heeding to the boycott call by stonepelters. They were allegedly assaulted for going ahead and casting their votes for the Lok Sabha elections. A middleaged man from Kupwara was allegedly caned and later...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 8, 2014

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  • J&K: Kupwara encounter ends, two terrorists gunned down April 8, 2014

    Srinagar: An encounter which took place in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir leaving five dead ended on Tuesday evening. Two policemen, one Army personnel and two terrorists have been killed in the encounter. Four Army personnel were also injured. The encounter took place in the Zoonarewshi area of district Kupwara district near...
  • J&K: Encounter in Kupwara, 2 policeman, one Army personnel, 2 terrorists dead April 8, 2014

    Srinagar: An encounter took place in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday leaving five dead. Two policemen, one Army personnel and two terrorists have been killed. Four Army personnel were also injured. The encounter took place in the Zoonarewshi area of district Kupwara district near the Line of Control. Police...
  • Avalanche hits north Kashmir, 75 rescued March 4, 2014

    Seventy-five people were rescued in north Kashmir's Kupwara district while efforts are on to rescue another 25 after an avalanche hit a mountain pass, police said on Tuesday. A senior police officer said an avalanche hit the Sadna Pass area on Kupwara-Tangdhar road in north Kashmir on Monday. "Nearly 100 people got...
  • Normal life disrupted in Kashmir Valley due to strike February 28, 2014

    Normal life on Friday was disrupted in Kashmir Valley due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference to protest the encounter killing of seven men by the Army in Kupwara district. Shops, business establishments and petrol pumps were closed in and around the commercial hub of Lal Chowk in Srinagar,...
  • Lolab encounter: Angry residents demand bodies of terrorists for burial February 25, 2014

    Srinagar: Five policemen and four mediapersons were injured in clashes between police and villagers in the Lolab area of Kupwara district on Tuesday. The villagers were demanding the bodies of the seven terrorists who were killed in an encounter by the Army on Monday night, for burial. The angry mob threw...
  • Lolab encounter: Army on the lookout for three more terrorists February 25, 2014

    Srinagar: A day after the Army killed seven terrorists in the Lolab Valley of Kupwara district, combing operations are still underway. Sources say the Army is looking for three more gunmen who are said to be hiding in the area. According to intelligence reports, the 10 terrorists belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba...
  • J&K: Woman forced to deliver outside hospital in snow January 11, 2014

    In yet another shocking incident of medical negligence, a woman was forced to deliver her child in a snow filled compound of a hospital in subzero temperatures in Srinagar. The incident took place at Kukroosa village in Kupwara district near Srinagar when the hospital staff and doctors failed to arrive...
  • J&K: Jawan injured in terror attack on army convoy November 16, 2013

    A jawan was injured in an attack by terrorists on an army convoy in Kupwara district of Kashmir on Saturday. The army convoy was fired upon by militants near Drugmulla on KupwaraHandwara road, 80 kms from Srinagar, an army official said. One soldier was injured in the firing, while the terrorists managed...
  • J&K: High alert in Kathua, Jammu after villagers claim they saw terrorists September 28, 2013

    Kathua: Police and the Army have launched a massive search operation in Diyalachak near Hiranagar border in Jammu and Kashmir after villagers claim they sighted terrorists in the area. Police have sounded a high alert in Kathua and Jammu. This comes two days after terrorists attacked a police station in Kathua...