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Abu Dujana, Ruthless Terrorist With A Weakness For Women: 10 Points

Lashkar terrorist Abu Dujana was killed in a joint anti-terror operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama this morning. SRINAGAR:  Top Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abu Dujana, one of India’s most wanted, was killed by security forces in a pre-dawn operation in Kashmir’s Pulwama today. The Pakistan-born Lashkar commander was in charge of terror operations in the Kashmir Valley until recently and is the biggest terrorist to be killed since Burhan Wani. The man believed to be behind the recent attack on Amarnath…

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16 Amarnath Pilgrims Killed As Bus Falls Into Gorge In Jammu And Kashmir

The bus accident comes a week after the terror attack on a bus carrying Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag killed eight yatris. SRINAGAR:  Sixteen people who were on a pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine have died in an accident on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. The bus carrying Amarnath pilgrims or yatris fell into a gorge along the highway this afternoon. Of the 29 people who have been injured, 18 have been airlifted to Jammu and 11 have been sent to Srinagar hospitals for treatment. The…

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Motorcycle Chase, Shower Of Bullets: The Amarnath Yatra Attack Horror

Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists led by Pakistani Abu Ismail were behind the attack, senior police officer Munir Khan said in Kashmir. SRINAGAR: The five terrorists who opened fire on a busload of Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night, came in two motorcycles and chased the bus at two points before escaping. A day after seven pilgrims, mostly women, were killed in one of the worst terror attacks in Kashmir in recent times, investigations were focused on gaps in…

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Srinagar encounter ends; 2 terrorists killed, 2 Army men injured

SRINAGAR: Security forces on Sunday gunned down two terrorists holed up inside a school on the outskirts of Srinagar, ending an encounter of over 14 hours in which two Army men were also injured. The terrorists had entered the Delhi Public School located close to the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway last evening after attacking a CRPF party in the nearby Pantha Chowk, killing one officer and injuring a constable. The road opening party of the CRPF was attacked in high…

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Terrorists Who Attacked CRPF Team Killed In Encounter At Srinagar School

The terrorists entered the building around 5:50 pm yesterday after attacking the 29th Battalion of the CRPF at Pantha Chowk. SRINAGAR: Two terrorists were killed after an hours-long gunbattle at the Delhi Public School (DPS) on the outskirts of Srinagar with security forces. The terrorists had taken refuge inside the school after attacking CRPF personnel in a nearby area last evening. Two Army personnel have been injured in the encounter; their condition is stable, authorities said. The terrorists entered…

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With 42 killed, bloodiest Ramzan in Kashmir in years

SRINAGAR: At least 42 people, including nine policemen, were killed in Kashmir in June in what could be the bloodiest Ramzan in the Valley in recent years. The toll includes 27 terrorists and six civilian deaths. A senior police officer told TOI that Friday’s lynching has resulted in fear among the lower rungs of security forces. Although the killing drew criticism from all quarters, security forces believe it’s insufficient to deter people from acting against cops. “Although she (Mehbooba) was…

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DSP’s lynching in Jammu and Kashmir: Three more arrested, SP shunted out

SRINAGAR: Three more persons allegedly involved in the mob lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Ayub Pandith in Srinagar have been arrested, Jammu and Kashmir’s top cop said here on Saturday. “We have identified 12 persons in connection with the case and five of them have been arrested,” Director General of Police S P Vaid told PTI. Yesterday, the DGP had said two persons were arrested, while another one was identified. He said the police have resolved not to…

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A Srinagar Reporter’s Blog On Senseless Killing Of Mohammed Ayub

On late Thursday evening, thousands of faithfuls were inside Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid offering prayers on a night which is the most auspicious in the Islamic calendar. According to the holy Quran, the prayers during this night are equal to those performed over a thousand months. On the night of Shab-e-Qadar, which falls in the last week of the fasting month of Ramadan, every devout Muslim forgives others to earn God’s mercy and forgiveness. It is a night when…

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Police Officer Beaten To Death By Mob Of Over 200 Outside Srinagar Mosque

Police officer Ayub Pandith was posted on a security detail outside the Jamia Masjid in Jammu and Kashmir capital Srinagar’s Nowhatta when he was attacked by a mob. SRINAGAR: Family members wailed in grief this morning as police officer Mohammed Ayub Pandith’s body reached his home in Srinagar’s Nowpora, a short distance from the old city’s Jamia Masjid. He was killed brutally by a mob of more than 200 late last night outside the mosque, around the same time that…

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Search operation in south Kashmir called off

SRINAGAR: Faced with a stone-pelting mob, security forces called off a cordon and search operation they had launched in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday, after failing to locate any terrorists or their hide-outs. The search operation was launched in Heff village in the Zainapora area, an Armyofficial said. He said a large number of security forces were involved in the search operation, which started in the early hours today. However, the operation was hampered by local residents who…

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