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Narcotics worth crores recovered during investigation of weapon smuggling case: Police

Narcotics worth crores recovered during investigation of weapon smuggling case: Police

Srinagar: Police on Sunday claimed to have recovered huge Narcotics worth chores during an investigation related to weapon smuggling case in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. In a statement issued to GNS, the police said that on the 13th of October acting upon a specific input a joint search operation was launched by Kupwara Police and […]

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Bodies of 3 labourers being exhumed, handed over to families: IGP

Bodies of 3 labourers being exhumed, handed over to families: IGP

Srinagar: Bodies of three youth labourers from Rajouri, who were killed in an “encounter” at Amshipora village of Shopian district by the Army on July 18 and labelled as “militants”, are being handed over to the families “after due process of law”, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Range, Vijay Kumar said on Wednesday. Speaking to […]

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3 militants killed, Army Major, 2 cops injured in Yadipora Pattan gunfight

3 militants killed, Army Major, 2 cops injured in Yadipora Pattan gunfight

Srinagar: Three militants were killed, an army major and two policemen were injured in a gunfight in Yadipora area of Pattan in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Official sources told GNS, that three militants were killed in the gunfight, however, their identification couldn’t be ascertained yet. Official sources further said that an army major and two […]

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Shooting stones continue to disrupt traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Shooting stones continue to disrupt traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Srinagar: The traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only surface link connecting Kashmir Valley with the rest of the country, continues to be disrupted amid shooting stones near Panthyal in Ramban district on Thursday. A senior traffic police officer told GNS that traffic movement “continues” to be disrupted on the thoroughfare due to “intermittent shooting” stones […]

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Miraculous escape for fire victims as community hall collapses in Tekipora Kupwara

Miraculous escape for fire victims as community hall collapses in Tekipora Kupwara

Kupwara: Members of at least three households had a miraculous escape as a Village Community Hall harbouring them collapsed on Saturday evening here at Tekipora, Lolab area of the frontier district. Eyewitnesses told GNS that the peripheral walls of the Community Hall sheltering at least three fire-victim households collapsed this evening. “Three families whose houses […]

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Shopian Encounter: Two Al-Badr militants killed, operation on

Shopian Encounter: Two Al-Badr militants killed, operation on

Srinagar:  Two Al- Badr militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter between militants and government forces in Kiloora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian. Official sources told GNS that two militants have been killed, whose identity is yet to be ascertained. Sources further said that the exchange of firing took place in an orchard of […]

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Pharmacist among 9 more succumb to COVID-19 in J&K,  toll reaches 612

Pharmacist among 9 more succumb to COVID-19 in J&K,  toll reaches 612

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported nine more COVID-19 related deaths since overnight, taking the fatality count to 612 in J&K. Among those who succumbed to the virus include five from Kashmir Valley including a 56-year-old pharmacist and four others from the Jammu division. Official sources told GNS that a 60-year-old woman from Kishtwar, a 70-year-old […]

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Gunfight breaks out in Saloosa area of Baramulla

Gunfight breaks out in Saloosa area of Baramulla

Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Saloosa area of north Kashmir’s Kreeri on Saturday. A senior police officer told GNS that a joint team of Police, Army’s 52RR and 176BN of CRPF launched cordon and search Operation in the Saloosa. “As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected […]

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Soldier shoots self dead in Poonch

Soldier shoots self dead in Poonch

Poonch: A soldier shot himself dead with his service rifle along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu region, official sources said on Friday. They said that the soldier, Mohit Kumar, of 39 RR died on the spot as he shot himself on the head at a forward area along LoC in Mankato […]

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BSF man allegedly commits suicide in Kupwara

BSF man allegedly commits suicide in Kupwara

Kupwara: A Border Security Force (BSF) man has allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his own service rifle in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. Official sources told GNS said that the trooper posted at Brinwari shot himself with his own service rifle and died on spot. He identified the deceased as head constable of Kundan […]

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