Connect with us


Another Encounter in Kashmir: 7 Militants Killed In Last 12 Hours In Kulgam, South Kashmir



Kulgam, Jammu and Kashmir: A fresh encounter broke out between militants and the Indian security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter left three terrorists dead, adding to the tally of 4 militants killed last night in Kulgam district itself.

Kulgam Encounter: All 4 Militants Gunned Down; 9 Killed In Last 48 Hours In Kashmir Valley

According to a police official, the battle began when the militants fired upon a patrolling group of the security forces at Lower Munda in Qazigund area of Kulgam district. The Indian security forces returned fire in retaliation.

Colonel Rajesh Kalia, the spokesman confirmed the death of the militants. ‘’The terrorists have been killed in the joint operation at Lower Munda,’’ he said. A joint team of Jammu & Kashmir Police and Indian Army’s 19 RR were behind the search operation before it turned into a heavy gunfight.

Riyaz Naikoo – A Cricket Game That Turned a Shy Riyaz Naikoo To Become Kashmir’s Most Wanted Militant

The lastest gunfight in Kashmir comes at the heels of another encounter in Gudder, Kulgam last night. As reported by EurAsian Times, 4 militants were killed in the encounter between personnel of Indian Army, Central Reserve Police Force, J&K Police & the militants.

This is the sixth encounter in south Kashmir in the past 10 days. The rise in militancy can be attributed to a new terror group called The Resistance Front (TRF) in Kashmir.

Allegedly funded and supported by Pakistan,  (TRF) is backed by the Lashkar-e- Taiba, a claim the terror group denies. In a statement, the TRF said that rumours of it being affiliated with the Lashkar were spread to undermine the “indigenous” and “legitimate armed group” of Kashmir.

Officials believe that this is another Pakistani attempt to induce a new face of terrorism in the already volatile valley. The new outfit – TRF admitted culpability for the first grenade attack that was unleashed in the Valley post the scrapping of Article 370.

Corona or No Corona – Kashmir Continues To Burn As Always

The TRF was first spotted on telegram and Whatsapp by intelligence officials. The group, also known as JK fighters was recruiting youth in the northern region of Kashmir to join the militant ranks. Their aim is to recruit local Kashmiris and portray them as the face of resistance to avoid the blame on Pakistan.

According to reports, the TRF claimed responsibility for the April 5 attack in the Keran sector, which claimed the lives of 5 Para Commandos. The attack also resulted in the elimination of 5 militants, three who were locals from Kashmir.

J&K Police Not To Hand Over Slain Militant Bodies To Family Members

‘‘Pakistan is trying to portray that there has been an indigenous reaction in Kashmir due to removal of article 370. So they are promoting these two dummy outfits.’’ an official familiar with the subject said.

The TRF Commander Abu Anas (reportedly killed in the encounter today) in an audio statement is heard inviting the Muslims to join the jihad against India and hints that there will be consequences for Indian support. He also urged the Abdullah family to abandon the Indian side and support Kashmiris.




s400-russia s400-russia
Featured6 hours ago

Third Batch Of Lethal S-400 Triumf Missile Defence Systems Delivered To Russia

Almaz-Antey Air and Space Defense Corporation JSC delivered the third batch S-400 Triumf missile defence system to the Russian Ministry...

Cold-War Cold-War
Americas6 hours ago

Who Is Winning The Race Between US, Russia & China To Develop World’s First Sixth-Gen Fighter Jet?

So far, the US is the only country to develop, operate and sell its fifth-generation fighter jets, while China and...

sukhoi-su-35 sukhoi-su-35
Featured11 hours ago

Setback For Su-30 As Russian Su-35 Jet Shoots It Down After An Intense Dogfight

In a bizarre incident that happened over the Russian skies on Tuesday, a Russian Su-35S fighter jet reportedly shot-down Su-30SM...

Gangayaan-ISRO Gangayaan-ISRO
Featured13 hours ago

ISRO’ Satellite Communications Attacked By Chinese Hackers – CASI Report

While concerns over China’s increasing space warfare capabilities have been highlighted in a recent Pentagon report, another U.S. think-tank has...

Featured15 hours ago

India Tests Powerful Short Range Prithvi-II Missile Amid Soaring Tensions With China, Pakistan

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) of India has successfully test-fired the indigenous Prithvi – II missile, the third...

jet jet
Europe15 hours ago

Doors Still Open For India To Co-Develop ‘Tempest’ Sixth-Gen Fighter Jet With The UK

In 2007, India and Russia had agreed to jointly build a fifth-generation fighter jet called Sukhoi/HAL Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA)...

rafale-jets rafale-jets
Featured19 hours ago

36 More Rafales: France Wants India To Order More Rafale Jets For DRDO To Acquire Aero-Engine Tech?

As Indian netizens have widely celebrated the arrival of 4.5 generation Rafale jets and the Indian media threatening Pakistan and...

dalai-lama dalai-lama
Americas21 hours ago

After Xinjiang, China Pushing Tibetans Into Forced Labour, Re-Education Camps

China is allegedly pushing Tibetans into military-style labour camps similar to the ones in Xinjiang, according to a Reuters report....

Saudi-Israel Saudi-Israel
Featured1 day ago

Saudi Arabia Fully Supports US’ Efforts To Get Israel, Palestine On Negotiating Table – King Salman

King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Wednesday said that Saudi Arabia supports Washington’s efforts to bring the Palestinian and Israeli sides...

Americas1 day ago

Pentagon Blew COVID-19 Funds To Buy Military Equipment; ArcelorMittal, Rolls-Royce Awarded Big Contacts

Pentagon blew up $1 billion appropriated for the pandemic by the Congress to finance military equipment including jet engine parts,...