Kashmir Province

Street violence down; Kashmir is quieter

Street violence down; Kashmir is quieter

As compared to last year, Kashmir has so far witnessed a steady drop in both the intensity and prevalence of street violence. In 2016, spiralling public violence was sparked by the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani in a gunfight with the security forces on July 8. The events that followed Wani’s death set the

Thousands participate in funeral of slain Hizb commander in Rafiabad

Thousands of people on Saturday participated in the last rites of slain Hizb commander Shahid Ahmad Sheikh in Rafiabad area of Baramulla district in south Kashmir. Reports said that people of different areas like Rafiabad, Qaziabad and Zainageer area marched towards the Kachloo village where Sheikh was laid to rest. They said that funeral prayers

2 drivers among 5 killed, 40 injured in accidents

Five persons including two drivers were killed, while 40 others were injured in road accidents at Ramban, Doda, Reasi and Rajouri districts . As per police sources, an army vehicle from Srinagar to Udhampur collided head-on with a Tata Sumo bearing registration number JK19-0325 near Chamalwas area of District Ramban, resulting into on the spot