Three army personnel injured after a group of militants triggered an explosive device in an ongoing encounter have succumbed to injuries, taking the toll of deaths to five.
Two soldiers were killed and a Para officer is among four who received bullet injuries in an encounter that broke in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.
J&K’s Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh on Friday said that the April 21 attack in Bhata Durian area of Poonch was carried out with active local support.
As a first substantial breakthrough in the Poonch ambush probe, security forces zeroed in on a man, who allegedly provided ‘shelter’ and ‘support’ to the militants.
A day after five soldiers were killed and another injured in a militant attack, a team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) visited the spot here on Friday.
A person was killed and six others were injured in a mortar shell blast that took place in a scrap factory on Saturday afternoon in Industrial Estate, Bari Brahmana.
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In a significant development aimed at enhancing efficiency and transparency in recruitment, Ladakh has established its own autonomous Service Selection Board (SSB).
The Centre banned two factions of the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference led by Haji Ghulam Nabi Sumji and Prof Abdul Gani Bhat over anti-national activities.