Burhan Wani- The Death that Triggered an Uprising

July 05 On 8 July 2016, as a colour photograph of a young man, dead, blood pooled in his open mouth, started circulating. The man in the photo was 22-year-old Hizb commander Burhan Wani. Near a butcher counter, where nowadays even “meat…

Grenade Attack on CRPF in Srinagar

July 05 A grenade was lobbed on Thursday on a SSB vehicle near Flyover at Jahangir Chowk here in the heart of Srinagar city. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that unknown persons hurled a grenade at an SSB security vehicle near the under construction…

At least 125 Government Force Personnel Killed Since 2017

July 04 The year 2017 which was one of the bloodiest year since 2010 witnessed 284 causalities which included 93 Government Force personnel. The List included 52 Army soldiers, 33 Jammu Kashmir Policemen, 05 CRPF personnel, 02 BSF men…

Cloudburst Hits Tral, 4 Recovered from Flashfloods in Udhampur

July 04 A cloudburst hit the Gutroo and Naristan areas of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, triggering flash flood in these areas and the flood waters damaged a road in Aripal village. Locals told The Kashmiriyat that a house was damaged…

One Dead Body Found in Srinagar Lake

July 04 A dead body was retrieved from Nigeen Lake in Srinagar a day after a boat carrying four people capsized in the lake after getting caught in a windstorm. The deceased has been identified as Umar Ahmed from Ellahi Bagh of Srinagar. Two…
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5 Amarnath Pilgrims Die, Landslides Block Mughal Road

July 04 Rayees Shah Three pilgrims died and many injured due to landslides during pilgrimage to holy Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas. Two pilgrims also died due to cardiac arrest today, reports said. Meanwhile the traffic…

Msc Student Joins Militant Ranks

July 03 Amid the growing Anti Militancy Operations and the Director General's Constant requests to the youth to stay away from Militancy, more youth are picking up Guns and strengthening the Militant ranks. Figures available to The Kashmiriyat suggest…

Anything Can Happen in Kashmir- "Anaconda Eggs Found in Pulwama"

July 03 The presence of snakes eggs has created fear psychosis among people in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The mysterious presence of what many called as Anaconda eggs have not only baffled people but the officials from Wild Life Department…

20 Year old Dies while taking bath in baramulla

July 03 A youth died after he drowned while taking a bath in a local Stream in Goshbugh, Pattan area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla on Tuesday. Sources told The Kashmiriyat that a 20 year old boy identified as Riyaz Ahmad Yatoo from the…

At least 60 Civilians Shot Dead in 2018 So far

July 03 60 Civilians have been killed in Kashmir in the first six months of 2018, as per figures available to The Kashmiriyat. The year started on a bloody note when Fidayeen stormed into a Police Line in South Kashmir attack killing 08…