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Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam in encounter with security forces
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Two militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam in encounter with security forces

The identity and group affiliation of the slain militants was being ascertained, an official said, adding that preliminary investigation suggests that one of them was a foreigner

Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian; clashes ensue after civilians pelt stones at security forces
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Two militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian; clashes ensue after civilians pelt stones at security forces

Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday, a day after three unidentified militants were killed in the state's Budgam district. According to reports, local residents began to pelt stones at the security forces after the militants were killed in Shopian's Zainapora area. Several civilians are believed to have been injured in the clashes that ensued.

Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter rages between security forces and militants on outskirts of Srinagar
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Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter rages between security forces and militants on outskirts of Srinagar

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the evening near the Srinagar-Bandipora road in Mujgund area on the city's outskirts, a police official said.

Naveed Jatt's counsel says he was detained illegally; LeT militant killed in Budgam was minor when taken into custody in 2014
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Naveed Jatt's counsel says he was detained illegally; LeT militant killed in Budgam was minor when taken into custody in 2014

The LeT militant, who gave security forces a slip at several encounters before he was killed at Chattergam in Budgam district on Wednesday, had also appealed to the high court seeking release on the grounds that he was "illegally detained".

J&K security forces never lost focus from eliminating terrorists; more efforts needed to prevent local recruitment
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J&K security forces never lost focus from eliminating terrorists; more efforts needed to prevent local recruitment

The key to the winning formula is to neutralise far more terrorists than can be recruited in Jammu and Kashmir. That, coupled with effective outreach and quality governance, will ensure a peaceful future in the Valley.

Budgam encounter: Kashmir Police confirms LeT terrorist Naveed Jatt, accused in Shujaat Bukhari murder, killed in gunfight
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Budgam encounter: Kashmir Police confirms LeT terrorist Naveed Jatt, accused in Shujaat Bukhari murder, killed in gunfight

Two soldiers were injured and two militants, including Jatt, were killed in the Budgam encounter, which broke out during a cordon and search operation being run by security forces.

Three militants dead in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam; combing operation on
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Three militants dead in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam; combing operation on

Three militants were killed in an encounter between security forces and militants in Chadoora of Budgam district in central Kashmir, according to several media reports.

Srinagar tense as thousands attend slain Hizbul militant Sajid Gir's funeral amid pro-freedom chants
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Srinagar tense as thousands attend slain Hizbul militant Sajid Gir's funeral amid pro-freedom chants

Kashmir remained on edge after thousands attended the funeral of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Sajid Ahmed Gilkar in Srinagar on Wednesday

Day after Amarnath Yatra attack, army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir's Budgam; three militants killed
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Day after Amarnath Yatra attack, army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir's Budgam; three militants killed

Three militants have been killed in an overnight encounter by security forces in Budgam district of Kashmir, police said on Wednesday

Kashmir unrest: Between stone-pelters and pellet guns, security personnel pay a heavy price
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Kashmir unrest: Between stone-pelters and pellet guns, security personnel pay a heavy price

Are we surprised why Wahabism is replacing the Sufi culture of Kashmir? It is a well-planned systemic operation. Therefore, merely viewing the stone pelters as "misguided" youth or simply acting for money is the height of foolishness.

Budgam encounter: Family of slain youth alleges targeted killing, harassment as three civilians lose life
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Budgam encounter: Family of slain youth alleges targeted killing, harassment as three civilians lose life

The family of 21-year-old Zahid Rashid Ganie, one of the three civilians who were killed during the encounter on Tuesday in Durbug village of Chadoora in central Kashmir's Budgam district have alleged that the police targeted their son and harassed the family members including the women

Budgam encounter: Killing of civilians will pave the way for another violent summer in Kashmir
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Budgam encounter: Killing of civilians will pave the way for another violent summer in Kashmir

On Tuesday, three young civilian protesters were killed in central Kashmir's Budgam district

Budgam encounter: Three civilians and a militant killed, separatists call for strike in Kashmir
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Budgam encounter: Three civilians and a militant killed, separatists call for strike in Kashmir

Three civilians were killed in security forces' action against protestors near an encounter site in Budgam district in Kashmir during an anti-militancy operation which ended with the killing of the lone militant.

Budgam encounter: Farooq Abdullah blames Centre and state govts for alarming situation
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Budgam encounter: Farooq Abdullah blames Centre and state govts for alarming situation

Expressing grief over the killing of three youths in security forces firing, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday blamed the Centre and state government for the "alarming situation" and advocated talks with all stakeholders.