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For the First time in a Decade, Number of Active Militants crosses 300

September 03 For the first time in a decade, the number of listed militants in Jammu Kashmir has crossed 300. For the past 10 years, the number of active militants hovered around 200 except in 2013 when only 78 militants were active in the Valley — this was the lowest ...

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Relatives of Seven Policemen Kidnapped in South Kashmir

August 31 High alert has been sounded in South Kashmir post Seven relatives of Jammu Kashmir Policemen have been abducted by suspected Militants in South Kashmir. Reports reaching The Kashmiriyat revealed that the gunmen on Thursday evening abducted Gowhar Ahmad, brother of a Deputy Superintendent of Police from Katapora, Kulgam,Zubair ...

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Fear prevails among mainstream Politicians, workers as Militants, Forces follow Tit for Tat

August 30 In the past few weeks, a tit for tat policy of forces and militants have left the mainstream politicians and workers worried and are dreading them to step out of their homes. “We have not regained the political space in South Kashmir that was lost after the killing ...

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Lateef Tiger- Once Forces, Media Declared him Dead- Now Forces Arrested his 2 Brothers

August 30 On May 04, 2018 the media and the Government Forces declared that the Burhan group was finished after the killing of Saddam Padder in Shopian’s badigam on that day. Some prominent newspapers featured the story “Closed Album” after Police officials said that Saddam was the last surviving member ...

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Encounter Breaker and Oldest Hizb Operative Killed- Who was Altaf Kaczroo?

August 29 A resident of Hawoora area of Quimoh belt of Kulgam district in south Kashmir, Altaf Ahmed Dar alias Kaczchroo aged 37 was the oldest operative of Hizb ul Mujahideen in the Kashmir valley. He joined Militant ranks in 2006 and was arrested in August 2007 in a brief ...

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Forces Ransack the House of Islamabad Militant

August 28 The Government Forces on Sunday night allegedly barged into the house of Burhan Ahmed Ganie at S.K Colony in Islamabad (Anantnag) township and ransacked the household items. A family member while speaking to The Kashmiriyat alleged that late night on Sunday, the troops barged into the house of Burhan Ganie, ...

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Massive Clashes Erupt During CASO in Pulwama Area

August 26 Following a specific input about Militant movement, the Government Forces jointly launched a cordon and search operation in the Maczpuna area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama District. Late afternoon on Sunday, the forces including 55 RR of Indian Army, CRPF and Jammu Kashmir police sealed all the entry and ...

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At least 500 Locals have Joined Militancy Since 2010

July 16 The Kashmir valley has been seeing a constant rise in the number of Militant recruitment after the fall the summer uprising of 2010. Reports estimate that as many as 500 local youth have become militants out of whom the majority have come from South Kashmir. A report by ...

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Hizb Issues Poster Asking Students to Stay Away from August 15 Events

August 13 The Militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen has issued a poster in Kashmir saying that people living in Kashmir should not be involved in any program related to Indian Independence Day. All the parents have been appealed in the poster to prevent their children from participating in parades and events ...

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17 Civilians Killed this Year in Forces Firing in Shopian

August 11 As many as fourteen civilians have been killed in the firing of Government Forces in Shopian district alone. As per figures available to The Kashmiriyat Shopian District has been the worst hit, the district witnessed four civilian killings on a single day on March 4 at Pehnoo area. ...

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