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CRPF assistant commandant killed in encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh

Bijapur: An encounter between Maoists and security forces in Bijapur in Chhattisgarh on Saturday left a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) dead. According to reports, the assistant commandant of CRPF 168 battalion was killed in the encounter in the jungle of Putkel which falls under Basaguda Police Station limit. Bastar IG P Sundarraj was quoted...

Encounter in Shopian; 1 terrorist killed, more suspected trapped

Srinagar: An encounter broke out in Chack-i-Cholan village of Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir between security forces and terrorists on Wednesday morning. A terrorist was killed in the encounter. Till last reports came in, the operation was still on. The security forces had received information about militant presence in the village, following which they launched...

1 terrorist killed in encounter in Kulgam in South Kashmir

Kulgam: A terrorist was killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and militants in Ashmuji area of Kulgam district in South Kashmir. The encounter was underway till last reports came in. There are unconfirmed reports of one more terrorist trapped in the area. According to sources, security forces had received inputs of...

Was Hyderpora encounter fake? Families raise questions, demand proof of militancy links

One of the deceased was a doctor, another the son of a man protected by Indian Army; their families have vehemently refuted police claims Srinagar: The murmurs of Hyderpora encounter, in which four alleged militants were killed, being fake are getting louder. According to claims, Amir Ahmed who was projected as a militant associate by...

Srinagar: Foreign militant, 3 others killed in encounter in Hyderpora

Pistols, magazines recovered from the encounter site Srinagar: Four terrorists, including a foreign militant, were killed in an encounter in Hyderpora area of Srinagar on Monday evening, the Jammu and Kashmir police said on Tuesday. Besides the foreigner, identified as Haider, his local associate as well as an over-ground worker (OGW) named Mudasir Ahmed and...

Hyderabad rape and murder accused found dead on railway track after minister’s “encounter” threat

A man accused of rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Hyderabad has been found dead on railway tracks on Thursday morning. The accused was trying to run away when he jumped in front of a train, the police said. Earlier, a photo of the accused Pallakonda Raju was released by the police along...

Himanta Biswa Sarma justifies encounters in Assam after political furore

In a bid to justify the series of encounters in Assam since he assumed office, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said that shooting should be the pattern if criminals try to escape from custody or snatch arms from the cops to open fire. Notably, the state has recently witnessed at least a dozen suspected...

LeT commander among 3 killed in encounter in J&K

Mudasir Pandit was said to be involved in recent attack that killed 2 policemen and 2 civilians in Sopore Sopore: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Mudasir Pandit and two other terrorists were gunned down in an encounter with security forces which started on Sunday evening. The encounter took place in Tantraypora Brath village of Sopore in north...

4 JeM terrorists eliminated by security forces in Jammu

Four terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad were eliminated by security forces on Thursday in a fierce gunfight near Jammu and Kashmir’s Nagrota. The gunfight started at around 4.50 near a toll plaza in the Ban area of Nagrota on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. A truck was ferrying the terrorists to Kashmir. Police said they had intelligence...

Close aide of Vikas Dubey killed in an encounter by UP police

Amar Dubey, a close aide of gangster Vikas Dubey, who killed an unprecedented number of eight policemen in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh in a raid gone wrong to arrest him, was shot in an “encounter” on Wednesday by the Uttar Pradesh police. Amar Dubey was shot dead in Hamirpur. He was trying to escape to...

8 cops killed in encounter with criminals in Kanpur

At least eight police personnel of Uttar Pradesh Police, including a deputy superintendent of police, were killed in an encounter with criminals in Kanpur in the wee hours of Friday. The encounter took place when the police team was approaching to arrest Vikas Dubey, a history-sheeter facing 60 criminal cases, in Dikru village under Chaubeypur...

Security forces eliminate two terrorists in encounter in J&K’s Pulwama

Two militants were on Friday killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Army said. “Security forces eliminated one more terrorist in Chewa operation,” an Army spokesperson said. He said two militants have been killed in the operation so far. One militant was killed in the early...