Friday, 21 January, 2022

Topic: Anantnag

26 Kashmiri Pandits who fled Valley after killings ‘get notice to rejoin work or face action’

According to a document tweeted by journalist Rahul Pandita, the order was issued by Anantnag district social welfare officer Tuesday, and names the 26 individuals.

BJP sarpanch, wife shot dead by LeT terrorists inside their house in J&K’s Anantnag

The incident took place in the afternoon when two LeT terrorists entered the rented accommodation of Ghulam Rasool Dar and shot him and wife Jawhara Begum at Lal Chowk area in Anantnag.

LeT commander among 3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter

Terrorist Arif Hajam was the district commander of the LeT for Anantnag district and was active since September 2018, according to the police records.

3 militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Anantnag

The security forces had launched a search following reports about the presence of militants in the district that turned into an encounter after the militants opened fire at them.

Ghosts, mythical creatures or a prank? — ‘Spooky noises’ in J&K spark fear & laughter

J&K administration has also questioned the authenticity of the accounts claiming noises and has urged people not to pay heed to unwarranted rumours.

Militant killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag

Police said a search operation in Srigufwara turned into an encounter Monday morning when the militants, hiding in the area, opened fire at the security forces.

3 militants killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag

The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Khul Chohar in the south Kashmir district following information about the presence of militants in the area.

Militants shoot dead Kashmiri Pandit sarpanch in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district

Ajay Pandit, who was a Congress party member, succumbed to his injuries in his native village Monday evening.

Kashmir’s Chitti Singhpora struggles between remembering and forgetting a 20-yr-old massacre

A plaque embossed in the wall of a gurdwara where 17 of 35 Kashmiri Sikh men were lined up and shot dead is now gone. All that remains are bullet holes.

Four militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Anantnag

The encounter took place after militants fired upon the security forces during a search operation.

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