Jk Shopian

Indian Army Patrol Fired In J&k Shopian

Terrorists opened fire at a patrolling party of the Indian Army in Shopian’s Chak Matribugh area. The 62 RR Army patrol was returning from a cordon and search operation when it was fired upon by terrorists.

An army patrol party was fired upon by militants at Mantribugh in Shopian. However, there was no casualty," the Army official told PTI.

Earlier on Friday, the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district and killed three terrorists.A Defense spokesperson said the army troops flaked doubtfull movement forth the LoC and repel the terrorists, leading to a gun battle.

Shabir Shah

ED arrests Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah in money laundering case

In Jammu & Kashmir, separatist leader Shabir Shah has been arrested last night by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with money laundering case against him for terrorism financing. Sources said Shah was arrested from his residence in Srinagar and lodged at Humhama Police station who is expected to be shifted to Delhi today. He may be produced in a court in Delhi.


Rajouri: Soldier Killed In Ceasefire Violation

Pakistani Army had initiated unprovoked firing on Indian army posts in Sunderbani sector at around 6 pm. One soldier was killed and another injured as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire agreement in Jammu’s Rajouri district in Friday evening.

A Jammu based prolocutor said the Pakistani Army had initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Sunderbani sector ataound 6 pm. He said,”The Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively”.

Amarnath Yatra

47 pilgrims died in 18 days: Amarnath board CEO

As many as 47 Amarnath pilgrims lost their lives due to a terror attack, accidents and health reasons in a span of 18 days. The CEO of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) Umang Narula said, between 29th June and 16th July, 19 pilgrims died due to medical reasons and 20 were killed in accidents. On 10th July, eight pilgrims were killed in a terror attack on their bus. 

He further added that till Tuesday, the board had spent more that 14 Lakh 50 rupees on transportation and around 1 Crore 35 Lakh towards ex-gratia payments.