Sopore

  • J&K: One killed, four injured in grenade attack in Baramulla 6 days ago

    Srinagar: As the nation commemorates 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas, a policeman was killed and four others injured in a grenade attack by terrorists in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir early on Saturday, police said. "Around 02:30 am, terrorists hurled a grenade and fired at a police party near main...
  • Youth killed in 'firing' in Sopore June 23, 2014

    Srinagar: A youth was killed and three others were injured on Monday when security forces allegedly opened fire to disperse a stone-pelting mob in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir, police said. A group of youth started pelting stones at security forces, who were leaving Tarzoo area of Sopore after...
  • LeT foreign guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight June 23, 2014

    Srinagar: A foreign guerrilla commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in a gunfight which is on between the security forces and the guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town on Monday, police said. "One foreign militant commander identified as Mehmood Bhai of the LeT has been killed in the...
  • Sopore encounter: Suspected terrorist gunned down in encounter June 23, 2014

    Sopore: One suspected terrorist has been gunned down in an encounter with security personnel in Jammu & Kashmir's Sopore that began on Sunday. One of the security personnel was also injured in the gunfight. The encounter had started after the Army and police cordoned off a locality in Sopore, where suspected terrorists,...
  • Kashmir tense after firing by security forces kills one March 15, 2014

    Srinagar: Authorities in Kashmir moved quickly to impose strict restrictions in parts of Srinagar and areas neighbouring Sumbal town where a youth was allegedly shot by security forces after protests raged in the area post Friday prayers. More than two persons were wounded in the incident. On Saturday morning, police...
  • J&K: Student shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Sopore February 22, 2014

    Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a 25-year-old boy in Sopore town of north Kashmir on Friday evening. Waseem Mehraj Malla was shot at from close range by gunmen outside his house in Krankishivan area of Sopore. He was rushed to a nearby hospital in a critical condition but was declared...
  • J&K: 1 terrorist killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore February 16, 2014

    Srinagar: One terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces on Sunday in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir. The gun battle took place in the morning and is over now. Police sources have said that he was a top member of Hizbul Mujahideen. However, the security forces suspect that...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Three terrorists killed in encounter in Sopore January 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Three terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in the Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir. The gun battle, which began around 2.00 pm in the Dangerpora area of Sopore district, lasted three hours. A search operation is underway in the area. The Indian troops today foiled an infiltration...
  • J&K: One policeman killed in encounter with terrorists January 7, 2014

    Srinagar: One police officer was killed and three others injured during a fierce encounter between a group of terrorists and security forces at Chanakhan area of Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir. State Inspector General of Police AG Mir said a police team, assisted by army personnel, went to search an...
  • Hizbul Mujahideen guerrilla commander arrested in Kashmir October 6, 2013

    A top guerrilla commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen involved in killings of two policemen and a civilian besides carrying out other terror attacks in the Kashmir Valley has been arrested, a police officer said on Saturday. Deputy Inspector General (North Kashmir range) JP Singh told reporters in north Kashmir's Sopore town...
  • J&K: 22-year-old man shot dead by terrorists September 25, 2013

    Terrorists shot dead a 22-year-old man in Sopore township of Baramulla district near Srinagar, police said on Wednesday. The ultras dragged Mohammad Iqbal Khan out of his house in Bomai village of Sopore town, 55 kms from Srinagar, on Tuesday night and shot at him from close range, police said. Khan died...
  • J&K: 2 LeT terrorists arrested two days ahead of Zubin Mehta's concert September 6, 2013

    Police have arrested two Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists from this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, two days ahead of the high profile music concert featuring world renowned orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta. The terrorists were arrested from Chanapora locality of Srinagar during the intervening night of September 4 and 5, police sources said. While...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Two policemen injured in terrorist attack September 1, 2013

    Srinagar: Two policemen were injured in a grenade attack by suspected militants on a police station in Sopore, police said. Two special police officers - Mehrajuddin and Tarik Hussain - were injured in a grenade attack at Tarzoo police station in Sopore area of the district, 55 km from here, at...
  • J&K: Sarpanch shot at in a village in Sopore July 26, 2013

    Srinagar: A sarpanch was shot at in a village in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Sarpanch Khazir Mohammed Parray was fired upon while coming out of a mosque. He has been taken to a hospital in Srinagar and police sources say he's in a critical condition. The sarpanch has...
  • J&K: Terrorists carry out grenade attack in Sopore June 28, 2013

    Srinagar: Terrorists carried out a grenade attack on a CRPF bunker in Sopore in Kashmir on Friday. The attack comes just two days after terrorists targetted an Army convoy in Bemina in Kashmir, killing eight soldiers. The grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the road, an official said. Official...
  • J&K: Terrorists kill 4 policemen in Sopore, Srinagar April 26, 2013

    Srinagar: In a major strike, terrorists on Friday killed four policemen in Sopore area of Baramulla district in North Kashmir. Terrorists opened indiscriminate fire on a police team near Haigam, 65 kms from Srinagar, on Sopore-Kupwara road on Friday evening, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Abdul Gani Mir told PTI....
  • J&K: Top LeT commander arrested in Sopore April 18, 2013

    Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander was apprehended in Sopore, Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday evening by a joint team of the Indian Army and the police. According to the police, Fahdullah is the chief operating officer of LeT in north Kashmir and belongs to Multan. The security forces also recovered...
  • J&K: Civilian dead, policeman injured in Sopore shootout March 24, 2013

    Sopore: One civilian is dead and one policeman was critically injured on Sunday in a terrorist shootout in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore district. The incident happened when two police vehicles were passing through Iqbal Market area. The terrorists opened fire at the police officials after they got down from their vehicle...
  • J&K: Policeman, civilian injured in a shootout March 24, 2013

    Sopore (Jammu and Kashmir): One policeman and one civilian were critically injured on Sunday in a terrorist shootout in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore district. The incident happened when two police vehicles were passing through Iqbal Market area. The terrorists opened fire at the police officials after they got down from...
  • J&K: Is terrorism back to haunt the state? March 22, 2013

    Srinagar: There are rising concerns that militancy seems to be staging a comeback after Afzal Guru's execution in Kashmir. Is this a deliberate strategy to divert attention from security forces who's focus is more on law and order? On March 2, terrorists shot policemen from a close distance in...
  • Curfew imposed in 10 areas in Kashmir Valley March 6, 2013

    Srinagar: Curfew was imposed on Tuesday night in 10 police station areas of Kashmir Valley as a precautionary measure with the authorities apprehending law and order problem following the killing of a youth in firing allegedly by security forces in Baramulla district. Curfew has been imposed in Rainawari, Khanyar, Navhatta, Safar...
  • Afzal Guru hanged: Curfew continues for 4th day in Kashmir February 12, 2013

    Srinagar: There were no newspapers, internet or cable television in the Kashmir Valley as curfew continued uninterrupted for the fourth day on February 12 to prevent violence in the wake of Afzal Guru being executed in New Delhi's Tihar Jail. As tension continued in the Valley, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah...
  • 'Pained Afzal Guru didn't meet family, but we won't leave UPA' February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Minister and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah said that he was pained by the fact that 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's family wasn't given a chance to meet him for one last time before he was hanged on Saturday morning in Delhi's Tihar...
  • Afzal Guru hanged: Had received Speed Post on Saturday, says chief postmaster February 11, 2013

    Srinagar: The chief postmaster of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday said that the speed post, containing the letter from Tihar jail on Afzal Guru's execution meant for his family, had been received on Saturday afternoon but was not delivered because of curfew. "We received the letter on Saturday afternoon. But because...
  • Afzal Guru hanged: Man injured during protests in J&K dies February 11, 2013

    Srinagar: A man injured allegedly during security forces action against persons staging protest against hanging of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru died on Monday. Ubaid Mushtaq, who was injured allegedly in firing by security forces at Watergam village in Baramulla district, succumbed to injuries at 3:00 am, Medical Superintendent...
  • Afzal Guru hanged: Kashmir under curfew for third day February 11, 2013

    Srinagar: The indefinite curfew continued in Kashmir for the third day on Monday. The curfew was put in place following fears of unrest after the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on Saturday. Extra forces have been deployed in the Valley on the 29th death anniversary of Jammu and...
  • Afzal Guru's belongings to be returned to his family February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Afzal Guru's belongings like books, clothes, spectacles and a radio are likely to be returned to his family by authorities of Tihar Jail where the Parliament attack convict was hanged in an operation shrouded in secrecy. "We will follow the jail manual on the issue," a senior Tihar Jail...
  • Guru's family counters Govt, says not informed about execution February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after the Parliament attack convict was hanged inside Tihar Jail in the national capital, more questions are being raised on whether the family of Afzal Guru was deliberately kept in the dark about the government's decision. While the government has claimed to have sent the information...
  • Govt's claims of having informed Afzal Guru's family under suspicion February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: More than 24 hours after Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged inside Tihar jail, the prison officials have reportedly said that they are yet to receive the acknowledgment receipt of the speed post, through which the government claimed to have sent information to Afzal's family about his...
  • Kashmir is grieving over Afzal's execution: Cousin February 9, 2013

    Jammu: Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's family said they were not told in advance about his hanging Saturday morning and want his body. Yaseen Guru, a cousin of Afzal Guru, told IANS on phone: "It is all rubbish that we were told before the execution... We came to know about...