Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicEncounter killings

Topic: encounter killings

6 terrorists, 1 Army personnel killed in two separate encounters in J&K

Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir, said the terrorists were affiliated with JeM and two of the slain militants were of Pakistani national.

Militant, who killed BJP leader, among 2 gunned down in encounter in J&K’s Bandipora

The slain militant was involved in the killing of BJP district president Waseem Bari, his father and brother in July last year, J&K Police said in a tweet.

Two militants killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Bandipora district

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Sumblar area of Bandipora in north Kashmir following inputs about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Kupwara

Mehrazuddin Halwai, a top commander of the militant group who was involved in several terror crimes, was killed Wednesday in retaliatory action, the police said.

6 Dimasa National Liberation Army militants killed in encounter with security forces in Assam

Four AK-47 rifles & several rounds of ammunition have been recovered from the militants, the senior officer said, adding that combing operations are still underway in Michibailung.

With its betrayal in Bastar, Congress has abandoned adivasi cause — one that gave it power

A Congress leader who used to call security forces 'evil' told an officer involved in the Chhattisgarh police operation that killed three adivasis in Silger 'not to be deterred by deaths'.

Two militants killed in encounter in J&K’s Srinagar district

A search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire at the security forces in the Khonmoh area, on the outskirts of Srinagar.

JeM commander Sajjad Afghani killed in encounter in J&K’s Shopian district

One of Kashmir's most-wanted militants, Afghani was killed in a fresh exchange of fire with security forces after an anti-militancy operation was launched Saturday, police said.

Evidence shows 2 killed in Srinagar encounter were militant associates, says J&K Police

J&K Police cites digital evidence and background checks to say two of the youth killed were over-ground workers for militants, rebuts families' claims that youth were innocent civilians.

Major havoc, destruction thwarted, says PM Modi after killing of 4 JeM terrorists

Four Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists were killed and 2 policemen injured in a gun battle in J&K's Nagrota Thursday, after a truck carrying newly infiltrated militants was intercepted.

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