Shopian District

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Two JeM-terrorists, who killed number of civilians, policemen, gunned down

13 Apr 2019

Two JeM-terrorists, who killed number of civilians, policemen, gunned down

Two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists involved in the killing of a number of civilians and police personnel were today gunned down by security forces in an encounter in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

J&K: Three terrorists killed in encounters in Shopian, Bandipora districts

22 Mar 2019

J&K: Three terrorists killed in encounters in Shopian, Bandipora districts

Three terrorists were killed in separate encounters with security forces today in Shopian and Bandipora districts of Jammu and Kashmir, taking the number of ultras killed over the past 24 hours to five, officials said.

J&K: SPO Khushboo shot dead by terrorists at her home

16 Mar 2019

J&K: SPO Khushboo shot dead by terrorists at her home

In a gruesome incident, unknown terrorists shot Special Police Officer Khushboo Jan outside her home in Kashmir's Shopian on Saturday. Jan was rushed to the hospital where she succumbed to injuries.

Kashmir: After pellet injury, 20-month-old baby could lose eyesight

26 Nov 2018

Kashmir: After pellet injury, 20-month-old baby could lose eyesight

20-month-old Hiba could lose her eyesight after she was hit by a pellet at her residence in Batgund area of Shopian district, Jammu and Kashmir.

Kashmir: Indian solider who joined Hizbul killed in Shopian encounter

06 Nov 2018

Kashmir: Indian solider who joined Hizbul killed in Shopian encounter

An Indian Army soldier who had joined the Hizbul Mujahideen was among two militants killed in an encounter in Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday.

Mentally-disabled man shot dead near army camp in Kashmir

03 Nov 2018

Mentally-disabled man shot dead near army camp in Kashmir

A mentally disabled man was allegedly shot dead by an Army sentry in the early hours today, when he ignored his warnings and walked towards an Army camp in Shopian district.

J&K: 2 militants killed; jawan, civilians injured in Shopian encounter

10 Jul 2018

J&K: 2 militants killed; jawan, civilians injured in Shopian encounter

Two militants were killed and a security personnel was injured today in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, the police said.

Shopian killings: Major Kumar not named in FIR, J&K clarifies

05 Mar 2018

Shopian killings: Major Kumar not named in FIR, J&K clarifies

The J&K government has told the SC that Major Aditya Kumar hadn't been named in the FIR on the Shopian civilian killings.

Shopian deaths: SC puts FIR against Army major on stay

12 Feb 2018

Shopian deaths: SC puts FIR against Army major on stay

The SC has put on hold an FIR filed against Major Aditya Kumar of 10 Garhwal Rifles over civilian deaths in Shopian last month.

Shopian deaths: Major's father moves SC for quashing 'anti-army' FIR

08 Feb 2018

Shopian deaths: Major's father moves SC for quashing 'anti-army' FIR

The father of an army major, who has been named in an FIR in the Shopian civilian deaths, has approached the SC seeking quashing of the complaint.

J&K Police files FIR against army for murder

29 Jan 2018

J&K Police files FIR against army for murder

On January 29, J&K Police charged the 10th Garhwal Unit of the Indian Army with murder over the killing of two civilians in Shopian.

Strike disrupts life a day after civilian killings rock Kashmir

28 Jan 2018

Strike disrupts life a day after civilian killings rock Kashmir

Separatists in Kashmir have called for a strike today after two youths were killed allegedly in army firing in Shopian.

Two terrorists eliminated in overnight encounter in Shopian

19 Dec 2017

Two terrorists eliminated in overnight encounter in Shopian

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter in Wanipora area of Shopian in J&K.

23-year-old jawan found dead in South Kashmir

25 Nov 2017

23-year-old jawan found dead in South Kashmir

The bullet-riddled body of a 23-year-old Territorial Army jawan was found in the Shopian district of South Kashmir today.

Shopian encounter: Terrorists surrender with weapons

10 Sep 2017

Shopian encounter: Terrorists surrender with weapons

One terrorist was killed in a gun battle between security forces and terrorists in the Shopian district of Kashmir, while another terrorist surrendered.

J&K: Two armymen, three terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

13 Aug 2017

J&K: Two armymen, three terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

Two army personnel were killed and three injured in an encounter with terrorists in J&K's Shopian district.

J&K: Two armymen, two terrorists killed in separate encounters

03 Aug 2017

J&K: Two armymen, two terrorists killed in separate encounters

Two armymen were killed in an encounter with terrorists in J&K's Shopian district this morning. The gunbattle is still underway.

Kashmiri youths should unite against Lt. Fayaz's murder: Army Chief

15 May 2017

Kashmiri youths should unite against Lt. Fayaz's murder: Army Chief

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat called on Kashmiri youths to unite against the killing of 22-year-old Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz, hailing from the Valley, who was abducted while on leave from a wedding and shot dead.

Terrorists involved in army officer Ummer Fayaz's killing, identified

12 May 2017

Terrorists involved in army officer Ummer Fayaz's killing, identified

Defence sources on Thursday said 6 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were involved in the kidnapping and murder of 22-year-old Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz from Kashmir.

J&K- Slain officer was on leave to attend cousin's wedding

11 May 2017

J&K- Slain officer was on leave to attend cousin's wedding

Lt. Ummer Fayaz from Kulgam was on leave for his cousin's wedding. At 10pm, terrorists barged into the ceremony and dragged the 22-year-old away.

J&K- Bullet-ridden body of army officer found

10 May 2017

J&K- Bullet-ridden body of army officer found

The bullet-ridden body of an army officer from Jammu and Kashmir was recovered from Shopian district of South Kashmir.

J&K- Amid lack of terror-funds, a rise in bank robberies

09 May 2017

J&K- Amid lack of terror-funds, a rise in bank robberies

As Indian security personnel thwart attempts at cross-border transfer of weapons and terror funds by Pakistan, there has been a spate in bank robberies and arm-snatching incidents.

4 killed as terror makes comeback in Kashmir

07 May 2017

4 killed as terror makes comeback in Kashmir

Four people including 2 civilians were killed when terrorists attacked a police party on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway.

Shopian attack: Police retrieve mobile, diary from terrorists

06 May 2017

Shopian attack: Police retrieve mobile, diary from terrorists

From a diary and a mobile phone retrieved from terrorists, police have identified three local insurgents and several workers who helped the terrorists in the Shopian attack.

Military begins operation to flush out terrorists

05 May 2017

Military begins operation to flush out terrorists

In a massive military crackdown, over 3000 soldiers cordoned off 30 villages in Shopian district to flush out terrorists. The soldiers were backed up by drones and helicopters.

Terrorists loot Rs. 3 lakh from bank in Kakapora

04 May 2017

Terrorists loot Rs. 3 lakh from bank in Kakapora

Terrorists looted Rs. 3 lakh from a bank in Pulwama district, less than 24 hours after a similar incident when Rs. 65000 was looted from a bank branch in Kulgam.

J&K: Terrorists decamp with weapons from police post

03 May 2017

J&K: Terrorists decamp with weapons from police post

Terrorists attacked a police post outside the court complex of southern Shopian district and decamped with 5 weapons including 4 INSAS rifles and 1 AK-47.

Terrorists attack cash van going to Kulgam, kill 7

02 May 2017

Terrorists attack cash van going to Kulgam, kill 7

In a chilling incident of terrorism, terrorists associated with the Hizbul Mujahideen killed 7 people including 5 cops and 2 bank staff when they attacked a cash distribution van travelling between Kulgam and Shopian in J&K.