In an encounter which broke out between security forces and militants in Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district today, 5 militants were killed.
The gunfight started late afternoon on Saturday following a cordon and search operation launched after receiving specific inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area.
Representational image. A search operation resulted in an encounter in Bandipora district when the militants hiding there fired on the search party of the security forces, who retaliated.
Defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that an IAF garud commando was killed and another army soldier injured in the encounter in Hajin. One of the terrorists killed in the encounter is Owaid, nephew of 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi.
An Air Force commando, who was also part of the operation, lost his life.
Indian Army and police have claimed recovery of weapons and ammunition from the gunfight site.
Earlier in the day, large number of people defied curfew-like restrictions, imposed by the authorities, to attend the funeral of slain militant Mugees Ahmad Mir.
The top police officer also added in another tweet that Lashkar commanders Zargam and Mehmood have also been killed in the operation. "An Air Force Guard commando was martyred and one soldier has been injured during the gunfight", he said. Owaid is the third man from the Lakhvi family to be killed in Kashmir. Lakhvi is among the three globally prosecuted terrorists named by India (Hafiz Saeed and Dawood Ibrahim being the other two) and the European Union in their joint statement to combat terrorism.
The development is a big boost for the security forces in the Valley.
BidaskClub downgraded Foot Locker from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. The company had revenue of $1.87 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.82 billion.
If you were hoping to buy a HomePod for your honey this holiday season, you'll have to come up with plan b. Today, it conceded it will " need a little more time " before HomePod is ready for public consumption.
The suspect also was wounded. "We saw two cops running toward Macy's", she said . "Kind of drew attention to himself". The two stabbing victims were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
They enter Saturday in danger of doing that for the first time this year, having also lost at Old Trafford on October 28. And Wenger says Arsenal will have to target Kane to prevent him from continuing his North London Derby hot streak.
President Donald Trump offered condolences to the wrong mass shooting after four were killed in northern California on Tuesday. Shortly before midnight on Tuesday night, Trump tweeted : "May God be with the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas".
Katy Perry has been forced to pull out performing at the Victoria's Secret catwalk show after alleged visa problems. Malik, 24, and Gigi Hadid began dating in 2015 after he attended that year's Victoria's Secret fashion show in NY .
Two weeks prior, Tennessee had dropped a game at Kentucky, their second loss to the team in 33 years. He also was a head coach at Ball State and San Diego State, holding an overall record of 78-70.
Pak spinner Hafeez suspended over bowling action
The off-spinner, 37, was cited by umpires in Pakistan's seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in a one-day global on 18th October. Just 2 months after that he was once again reported for illegal action during a Test against Sri Lanka at Galle.
Mass murderer Charles Manson hospitalized
He is reported to have sought to start a "race war", which he dubbed "Helter Skelter" after The Beatles ' song of the same name. But a local television reporter tweeted a photo of a prison department van outside Mercy Hospital.
Denton apartment floor collapses, 50 residents displaced
Moments before the collapse, two of the tenants drove to the police department to report the loud party that shook their home. If we were in our living room, we wouldn't have made it out because by what we've seen, it's just completely gone".
Sex rarely makes heart stop, study shows
The new findings are part of a 16-year study of heart risk factors involving about a million people living in and around Portland. There's one silver lining for people who have a cardiac arrest from sex - they're nearly twice as likely to survive, Chugh said.