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Shopian 'fake encounter': Jammu and Kashmir Police files chargesheet against Army officer, two others
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Shopian 'fake encounter': Jammu and Kashmir Police files chargesheet against Army officer, two others

Earlier, a Court of Inquiry had found prima facie evidence that troops had 'exceeded' powers under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)

Shopian encounter: Bodies of three men killed by Army exhumed and handed over to families from Rajouri
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Shopian encounter: Bodies of three men killed by Army exhumed and handed over to families from Rajouri

A probe into the alleged fake encounter was launched by the Army after the families claimed that the deceased were their missing members

Shopian encounter: DNA samples of 3 men killed by forces match with families from Rajouri, says J&K Police
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Shopian encounter: DNA samples of 3 men killed by forces match with families from Rajouri, says J&K Police

The police had initiated an inquiry after social media reports indicated that the three men were labourers from Rajouri and had gone missing in Amshipura in Jammu and Kashmir

Shopian encounter probe in 'final stages' says Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh
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Shopian encounter probe in 'final stages' says Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh

In July, security forces had claimed to have killed three militants in an encounter, but three families from Rajouri said the slain men might be their missing members

Editors Guild slams J&K enforcement agencies' action against journalists Masrat Zahra, Peerzada Ashiq, demands withdrawal of charges
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Editors Guild slams J&K enforcement agencies' action against journalists Masrat Zahra, Peerzada Ashiq, demands withdrawal of charges

The Editors Guild of India on Tuesday expressed concern over the "high-handed manner" in which the law enforcement agencies in Jammu and Kashmir used prevailing laws aganst The Hindu journalist Peerzada Ashiq and freelance photographer Mazrat Zahra

Jammu and Kashmir: Two soldiers injured in ongoing gunfight in Shopian's Pandushan village
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Jammu and Kashmir: Two soldiers injured in ongoing gunfight in Shopian's Pandushan village

Meanwhile, in a separate incident in the same district an army vehicle of the 55 Rashtriya Rifle also suffered minor damage after being targeted by an Improvised Explosive Device in South Kashmir's Shopian district earlier on Friday

Shopian encounter: Four militants killed in gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Daramdora Keegam area
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Shopian encounter: Four militants killed in gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Daramdora Keegam area

Four militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Daramdora Keegam area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

Shopian encounter: Two terrorists killed south Kashmir's Awneera; search operation underway
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Shopian encounter: Two terrorists killed south Kashmir's Awneera; search operation underway

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Awneera area of Shopian in early hours after receiving information about the presence of terrorists there, a police spokesman said.

Militant and overground worker killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian; one gunman escapes
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Militant and overground worker killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian; one gunman escapes

In Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, two people, a militant and an overground worker for militants, were killed in an encounter with security forces on Monday.

Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian: Lone Islamic State commander in Valley Ishfaq Sofi killed by forces, claim reports
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Encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian: Lone Islamic State commander in Valley Ishfaq Sofi killed by forces, claim reports

A terrorist was gunned down in an encounter with security forces on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.

Two militants killed in ongoing encounter between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian
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Two militants killed in ongoing encounter between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian

Two militants were killed in an encounter between militants and security forces in an orchard in the Gahand area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, early on Saturday.

Two bodies recovered from site of encounter between terrorists, security forces at Shopian, search operations underway
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Two bodies recovered from site of encounter between terrorists, security forces at Shopian, search operations underway

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Army and Jammu and Kashmir police had launched a joint operation to nab or eliminate terrorists in the Keller area of Shopian district.

Jammu and Kashmir Police confirms Pakistani among two JeM terrorists killed in Shopian encounter
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Jammu and Kashmir Police confirms Pakistani among two JeM terrorists killed in Shopian encounter

Two Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists were killed in an encounter in Shopian on Wednesday, according to the Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Militant-turned-soldier Lance Naik Nazir Wani, who was killed in an encounter in Shopian, to be posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra
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Militant-turned-soldier Lance Naik Nazir Wani, who was killed in an encounter in Shopian, to be posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra

Lance Naik Nazir Wani, who was killed in an encounter with militants in the Kashmir Valley, will posthumously be awarded this year's Ashok Chakra, India's highest peacetime gallantry award.

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.

Three militants killed in two J&K encounters: Suspected Zakir Musa aide killed in Tral; 2 LeT terrorists gunned down in Pulwama
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Three militants killed in two J&K encounters: Suspected Zakir Musa aide killed in Tral; 2 LeT terrorists gunned down in Pulwama

As per reports, the slain militant is believed to be a member of Zakir Musa led group Ansar Ul Ghazwatul Hind (GNS). The encounter took place after a joint team of army, CRPF and SOG cordoned off Hafoo in Tral following inputs about the presence of militants.

One jawan, two terrorists killed in ongoing encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam; second gunfight underway in Pulwama
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One jawan, two terrorists killed in ongoing encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam; second gunfight underway in Pulwama

Two encounters broke out between militants and security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday in Kulgam and Pulwama districts respectively. Both the encounters are currently underway.

Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani: Former militant who joined army after returning to mainstream dies in encounter, tributes pour in
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Lance Naik Nazir Ahmed Wani: Former militant who joined army after returning to mainstream dies in encounter, tributes pour in

Wrapped in tricolour, the body of the decorated soldier was taken to his native village Ashmuji in Kulgam and handed over to family members. Wani was a militant initially and became a counter-insurgent after he realised the futility of violence, a senior Army officer accompanying the coffin said.

Six militants, one soldier killed in Shopian encounter; civilian dies in 'clashes after gunfight'
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Six militants, one soldier killed in Shopian encounter; civilian dies in 'clashes after gunfight'

The encounter in Shopian began while security forces were carrying out a cordon and search operation in the area after receiving information about the presence of militants, who fired on the forces.

Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian, once a bastion, now slaughterhouse for militants; intelligence network of forces causing their collapse
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Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian, once a bastion, now slaughterhouse for militants; intelligence network of forces causing their collapse

In a pre-dawn gunfight on Tuesday, four militants were killed in Shopian by government forces — all local members of the Hizbul Mujahideen — in the Nadigam area of the South Kashmir district.