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Local truck driver killed in stone pelting by protestors in J&K

Srinagar: A truck driver was killed in a stone pelting incident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said. Noor Mohammed Dar, who hailed from Bijbehara, was attacked by stonepelters on Sunday after his truck was mistaken as a security vehicle. Dar, who sustained head injuries, was referred to the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences […]

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Separatist leader Masarat Alam spearheaded ‘stone pelting’ from J&K jail

New Delhi: Hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam Bhat was in constant touch with terrorist organisations from the Jammu and Kashmir jail where he was in detention since 2010 before being shifted here, and was instrumental in orchestrating stone pelting and attacks on security forces in the state. Now in custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) […]

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3 civilians shot dead in Kashmir

Srinagar : Three civilians, including a teenage girl, were killed when security forces allegedly opened fire at a stone-pelting mob during a cordon and search operation in a south Kashmir village on Saturday. A police officer said residents of Hawoora and adjoining villages tried to disrupt the anti-terror operation as security forces cordoned off the […]

Clashes erupt in J&K after Eid prayers

Srinagar :  Clashes broke out between the security forces and stone pelting youths immediately after the Eid prayers on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. In Anantnag, a clash was reported in the town’s Janglat Mandi area. The police used tear gas shells and pellet guns to disperse the crowd. Three protesters were injured, […]