SOPORE: Police rescued a three-year-old boy from getting hit by bullets during a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan and a civilian lost their lives after terrorists fired upon a CRPF patrolling party in Sopore. Two of the injured CRPF jawans are known to be in critical condition. Three CRPF personnel were also injured in the attack, as per CRPF.
SRINAGAR: Director general of J&K Police, Dilbagh Singh on Tuesday said former Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani had admitted in a letter sent by him to all constituents of the separatist outfit that the “path chosen by him was wrong and people were using it for personal gains, while the mission they were pursuing has failed.” Geelani, 90, the lifetime chairman of the pro-Pakistan Hurriyat Conference, made a surprise announcement of completely dissociating himself from the 16-party Hurriyat Forum on Monday, alleging lack of accountability and a brewing rebellion in the ranks. Singh, while speaking to reporters after inaugurating the all-women’s police station at Rajouri, said, “Geelani’s letter is an eye-opener. He admitted that they [Hurriyat Conference and
SRINAGAR: Two terrorists belonging to the Jammu Kashmir Islamic State (JKIS), who had killed a four year old boy and a CRPF jawan four days ago, were shot dead in an encounter in the Waghama area of Bijbehera town in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday. Director general of J&K Police, Dilbagh Singh confirmed that the slain terrorists were responsible for the June 26 attack on a CRPF patrol team in Bijbehera in which the boy and the jawan were killed. Police have identified one of the JKIS men as Zahid Dass, who had opened fire on the CRPF men. A joint team of J&K Police and the Army’s 03 RR battalion launched a cordon-and-search-operation on Tuesday in Waghama to
SRINAGAR: Two Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) terrorists were killed in an anti-insurgency operation by a joint team of security forces in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday, IGP (Kashmir range) Vijay Kumar said. The slain terrorists — Adil Ahmad Wani alias Abu Ibrahim and Shaheen Bashir Thoker, both from Shopian district — had picked up arms after the nullification of Articles 370 and 35A in August last year and joined the proscribed Lashkar-e-Taiba outfit before switching to ISJK, said sources. Based on a tip-off about the presence of terrorists, a joint team of Army’s 34 RR, CRPF and J&K Police launched a cordon-and-search operation in Khur Hanjipora area of Kulgam. “As the team neared the terror hideout,