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513 ceasefire violations by Pakistan post Balakot strike: Army

As many as 513 ceasefire violations by Pakistan have taken place along the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir in the past one-and-a-half month and the Pakistan Army has suffered five to six times more casualties than the Indian Army in the retaliatory action, a senior officer said on Saturday. The Pakistan Army […]

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Car explodes near CRPF convoy in Jammu

A Central Reserve Police Force vehicle suffered slight damages when a private car exploded after one of its gas cylinders caught fire on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Saturday, police said. There were no casualties in the incident that occurred near the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district around 10.30 am. The incident […]

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3 CRPF jawans killed in Jammu ‘fratricide’ incident

Three CRPF personnel were reportedly killed in a case of ‘fratricide’ inside a camp in Jammu on Wednesday night, local officials said. An official said one constable Ajit Kumar opened fire from a service rifle and killed three colleagues of 187th Battalion stationed at Battal Ballian area in Jammu’s Udhampur. “The incident took place around […]

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Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Poonch

“Our positions effectively retaliated. The firing exchanges stopped at 7.30 a.m.,” Defence Ministry spokesman Lt. Col. Devender Anand said. Heavy firing exchanges took place on Sunday between Indian and Pakistani troopers on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, a defence official said. “At around 4.30 a.m. today, the Pakistan Army […]

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Army jawan goes missing from Kashmir; police suspect abduction

An army jawan was reported missing from central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Friday evening with police suspecting he could have been abducted by a terror group, officials said. The family of Mohammad Yaseen, posted with Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regiment, informed police that some people came to their house at Qazipora Chadura and took […]

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Two militants killed in Pulwama ecounter

Two militants were reportedly killed by security forces in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Tuesday. The affiliation and identity of the slain militants are being established, said the police. A joint team of Army’s 42 Rashtriya Rifles, CRPF’s 180 Battalion and the police’s special operation group threw a cordon […]

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Pakistan continues firing across LoC in J-K

Pakistani troops on Saturday again violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting strong and effective retaliation by the Indian Army, a defence spokesman said. The shelling from across the border started in Nowshera sector around 12.30 pm, ending over 12-hour-long lull in the border skirmishes which intensified […]

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Thousands pay tribute as bodies of CRPF soldiers reach homes

The mortal remains of the soldiers killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama, have started reaching their respective hometowns. Huge crowds gathered to pay respects to the soldiers amid emotional moments, with anti-Pakistan slogans renting the air. People, with their tears in their eyes, stood on roads with flowers and national flags as the coffins arrived. In […]