Parts of Kashmir celebrate Pakistan's victory

New Delhi : As the whole country yesterday was grieving India’s defeat in the ICC World cup finals, certain parts of Kashmir Valley were alive with celebration: crackers were burst, Pro Pakistani slogans were shouted and the Pakistani Flag was raised. In some parts of Srinagar and in Anantnag, police and paramilitary personnel used teargas shells to disperse youths throwing firecrackers into their camps.

In Tral, a large number of men and women took to the streets after Pakistan’s win. Eyewitnesses said there were victory parades in all most all villages of Tral. In the town, a huge gathering raised anti-India slogans as per agency reports.

NIT- Srinagar closed its campus gates at 5 PM in precaution as last year there was a clash between Kashmiri and Non Kashmiri students during the India Pakistan Match. 


10 youths injured in Shopian and three infiltrators killed on LOC in Machil sector

New Delhi : On Wednesday, the army killed three infiltrators on the LOC in North Kashmir. The troops guarding the line of control noticed that the militants were trying to infiltrate into the valley from across the border in Machil sector on Tuesday night. There was an exchange of fire between infiltrators and army inside the forested area near LOC in Machil sector of Kupwara after which three of the infiltrators were gunned down, sources said.

Attack 45 Bn CRPF Camp At Sumbal

J&K: Four terrorists killed in attack on CRPF camp in Bandipora

New Delhi: In Jammu & Kashmir, four unidentified terrorists were killed after paramilitary forces foiled a fidayeen attack on CRPF camp at Sumbal in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district during wee hours today. 

A police official told AIR that a squad of four terrorists attempted to storm 45 Battalion CRPF camp around 0345 hours in Sumbal area that triggered fierce gunfight. During around one and a half hour gunfight, all the four attackers were killed. 


At least twenty one people dead as bus carrying pilgrims falls into Bhagirathi river in Uttarkashi

Dehradun: In Uttarakhand, at least 21 pilgrims were killed last evening when their bus fell into the Bhagirathi river near Nalupani, while returning from the Gangotri shrine in the Himalayas. Uttarkashi, District Magistrate Ashish Shrivastava said, the mishap occurred at around 6 pm yesterday, as the bus fell down into the river. He said, 20 bodies have so far been recovered from the spot and one of the seven injured died at the hospital.

There were around 28 pilgrims, mostly from Indore in Madhya Pradesh in the bus at the time of the accident. More from our correspondent.