Friday, 28 January, 2022

Topic: Encounters

2 militants killed in encounter in J&K’s Kulgam village

Srinagar: Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, police said. Security forces...

Two mo​​re soldiers including JCO killed in J&K’s Poonch, toll rises to 9 for the week

The soldiers were killed in the ongoing counter-insurgency operation at the Surankote forest, Thanamandi in Rajouri & Mendhar in Poonch.

Stone-pelting more serious than terrorism, impacts economic activity & schools: IGP Kashmir

IGP Vijay Kumar, at a press conference, said 19 militants have been killed since January this year and 18 Kashmiris have joined the insurgency, taking the number of active militants to 200.

3 militants killed, one civilian injured during encounter in J&K’s Pulwama

A search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on security forces in Tikken area of Pulwama district Wednesday, police said.

Kashmir sees jump in terrorist encounters ahead of Article 370 removal anniversary

Until 30 July, 148 terrorists have been killed in encounters in Kashmir valley. But 116 of them have been killed since April.

Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam

Police said a search operation in Kulgam's Nagnad turned into an encounter when the militants, hiding in the area, opened fire at the security forces.

3 more, including close relative of Vikas Dubey, held in connection with Kanpur encounter

According to the police, the total number of arrests in the case now stands at four, which includes Dubey's relative Shama, neighbour Suresh Verma, his maid Rekha and her husband.

8 UP policemen killed in encounter with criminals in Kanpur

The 8 UP policemen were killed in a hail of bullets from a building rooftop when they reached the hideout of dreaded criminal Vikas Dubey, who faces 60 criminal cases.

3 militants killed in encounter in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian

This is the third encounter in the area in four days. Earlier in the week, nine Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in two back-to-back operations.

‘Hyderabad encounter’ image going viral is from 2015 when Andhra police killed woodcutters

The image being shared widely is from the Tirumala forest encounter by Andhra Pradesh Police in 2015.

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