Kupwara

  • Top LeT guerrilla killed in Kashmir July 10, 2014

    Srinagar: A top foreign guerrilla of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (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: Lashkar-e-Taiba 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 stone-pelters. They were allegedly assaulted for going ahead and casting their votes for the Lok Sabha elections. A middle-aged man from Kupwara was allegedly caned and later...
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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 Kupwara-Handwara 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...
  • Watch: Movement of terrorists trying to cross LoC captured through UAV September 27, 2013

    Srinagar: A footage shot by an unmanned aerial vehicle shows the movements of suspected terrorists in Kupwara where an infiltration bid has been foiled the Army. GoC 15 Corps Lt Gen Gurmeet Singh said that the encounter is on to foil the massive infiltration bid by 4 groups of terrorists. "Currently...
  • J&K: Army foils infiltration bid, kills 12 terrorists in Kupwara September 26, 2013

    Srinagar: A major infiltration bid was foiled by Army and 10-12 terrorists were killed in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday, said General Officer Commanding 15 Corps Lieutenant General Gurmeet Singh. The Lt General said the troops at the Line of Control in the Keran sector of Kupwara district of north Kashmir...
  • J&K: 5 terrorists killed as Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kupwara August 31, 2013

    Army on Friday foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Kashmir, killing five terrorists. Troops noticed movement of heavily armed terrorists near the LoC in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district, 185 kms from Srinagar, during the intervening night of August 30 and 31, an army official said. The...
  • J&K: Army foils infiltration attempt in Kupwara, combing operations on August 18, 2013

    Srinagar: The Indian Army foiled an infiltration attempt in the early hours of Sunday in Keran sector of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir. A group of terrorists tried to sneak in but Army opened fired on them. The firing continued for some time and the operation is still on. Pakistan continues...
  • Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kupwara; 2 terrorists killed August 14, 2013

    Srinagar: The Indian Army on Tuesday foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir. Two terrorists have been killed by the army. The operation is still in progress. The incident comes days after five Indian soldiers were killed in an attack...
  • Two jawans injured in gun battle with militants in Kashmir August 1, 2013

    Srinagar: Two Army jawans were injured in a gun battle with a group of infiltrating militants on Wednesday in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district. Two jawans were injured in an exchange of fire with militants in Hafruda forests of Handwara, an army official said. He said the operation which...
  • 4 militants killed as Army foils infiltration bids in Kashmir July 30, 2013

    Srinagar: Four heavily-armed militants were killed as Army troops scuttled two separate infiltration bids along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir on Tuesday. All the four militants, attempting to sneak into Kashmir Valley from across the border, were killed in a fierce gunbattle in Macchil sector of Kupwara...
  • J&K: Infiltration bids foiled, two terrorists killed in Kupwara July 30, 2013

    Srinagar: The Army on Tuesday foiled two infiltration bids along the Line of Control in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, killing two terrorists. An infiltration bid was foiled by troops along the LoC in Macchil Sector of Kupwara district, a defence spokesman said. Two militants have been killed in the operation,...
  • J&K: Top Jaish-e-Mohammad commander killed in an encounter in Kupwara July 23, 2013

    Kupwara: The top Jaish-e-Mohammad commander Qari Yasir was killed on Tuesday in an encounter at Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir. The terrorist was gunned down in a joint operation by Army and state police at Garewad village in Lolab of Kupwara district. Sources said the encounter is still going on. More details...
  • J&K: 1 Army jawan killed in an encounter with terrorists in Kupwara July 10, 2013

    Srinagar: One Army jawan was on Wednesday killed in an ongoing encounter with terrorists at Lolab in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. According to reports, the encounter started in the morning. Meanwhile, five heavily-armed terrorists were killed when Army foiled a major infiltration bid from across the border in Kupwara on...
  • J&K: Army foils a massive infiltration bid in Kupwara July 9, 2013

    Srinagar: The Army on Tuesday foiled a major infiltration bid by terrorists to sneak into Kashmir from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district. Suspicious movement of about eight to nine persons was noticed in the area between the LoC and fencing in Furkian gali in Kupwara, a Defence...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Man sets son on fire, attempts suicide June 29, 2013

    Srinagar: A father-son duo suffered severe burn injuries after the man allegedly set himself and the child on fire in Baramulla district of north Kashmir. Parvez Ahmad Dar set himself and his five-year-old son, Sahil, ablaze after sprinkling kerosene at their house in Dooru village of Tangmarg, 45 kms from...
  • Meet Ruvaida, the first woman from Kupwara to crack the UPSC exam May 20, 2013

    Srinagar: Twenty-six-year old doctor Ruvaida Salam has become the first woman from the Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir to have cracked the Civil Services examination. Her name is now added to the small list of youth valley icons like IAS topper Shah Faesal and cricketer Parvez Rasool. She has...
  • J&K: Army foils infiltration bid along LoC in Kupwara, 1 JCO killed May 18, 2013

    Srinagar: One Junior Commanding Officer (JCO) was killed and another jawan injured on Saturday after a major infiltration bid by a group of six terrorists was foiled by the Army along LoC in Machil in Kupwara district of North Kashmir. According to sources, six terrorists tried to infiltration into the Indian...
  • Patrolling increased in Handwara after terrorist movement reports May 14, 2013

    Srinagar: The Indian Army has launched a massive offensive along the Line of Control in Handwara and Kupwara after reports that six terrorists having been sighted in the area. The Army has intensified patrolling over the past few days. Helicopter patrolling is on and security personnel are on alert along...
  • J&K: Militant hideout busted, huge cache of arms seized April 11, 2013

    Srinagar: Security forces on Thursday smashed a militant hideout in Kupwara district of north Kashmir and seized a huge cache of arms and explosives, the biggest this year. The arms haul included six AK assault rifles, nine rocket propelled grenades, 36 RPG boosters, 119 under barrel grenade launcher shells and...
  • 14 security personnel honoured with Shaurya Chakra March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Two CRPF officers, who killed top Maoist leader Kishenji in West Bengal, were on Saturday honoured with the Shaurya Chakra by President Pranab Mukherjee along with 12 personnel from the Army and the Indian Air Force (IAF). The Shaurya Chakra is the third highest peacetime gallantry award. Two jawans...