Active number of militants less than 200 in J&K: Defence Ministry

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The Union Ministry of Defence Wednesday revealed that the number of active militants in J&K have come down to less than 200 while as local militant recruitment and streets protests have shown a significant dip in the past two years. In its Year End Report-2020, the Ministry of Defence, as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer … Read more

NIA Files Charge-sheet Against 6 Accused in Handwara militancy Case

National Investigation Agency on Saturday filed Charge-sheet against 6 accused in Narco- militancy related case in special court here in Jammu. The NIA said that it today filed Charge-sheet against 6 accused in RC-03/2020/NIA/JMU under sections 8, 21, 25 and 29 of NDPS Act, 1985, section 120B of IPC and sections 17, 38 and 40 … Read more

Hizb Chief Saifullah Mir killed in Srinagar encounter

Hizb Chief Saifullah Mir killed in srinagar

Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Chief Dr Saifullah Mir has been killed, while as 01 militant associate was arrested in a gunfight at Rangreth area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district. Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that Chief commander of Hizb has been killed while as one militant associate has been apprehended alive in an encounter. ALSO … Read more

Shopian school under scanner after 13 students join militant groups

The school has come under the scanner of investigative agencies after 13 students of a religious school in Shopian district in South Kashmir were found to be involved in militant groups. Sajjad Bhat had studied from the same institute, who was an accused in a suicide attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama in February … Read more

‘No Srinagar resident in militant ranks now’

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Jammu and Kashmir police today said that after the killing of a Lashkar-e-Toiba militant in an encounter at Ranbirgarh, Lawaypora on Srinagar outskirts yesterday, no Srinagar resident is in militant ranks now and that the missing Phd scholar from Bemina, Srinagar has not been listed in the militant category yet as more verification was needed. … Read more