May 2022 News

News Briefs for 25 May 2022

Congress condemned attack on police cop, daughter in Soura, Srinagar

Srinagar May 24 24 May: (KNS) J K Congress has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on a police official Saiffullah Qadri and his daughter n soura area of Srinagar, Kashmir today leading to the death of father. Strongly condemning the attack, JKPCC Chief Spokesperson Ravinder Sharma has said that such targetted attacks are part of a nefarious design but the Forces behind such attacks shall never succeed . The party expressed great concern over such targetted attacks n kashmir valley n the recent past which have caused loss of precious lives besides causing scare amongst all he nationalist Forces especially minorities and others.

Dr Farooq, Omar Abdullah condemn killing of police cop in Soura

Srinagar May 24 (KNS) 24 May: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah have condemned the killing of a policeman in a ghastly attack in Soura area of Srinagar. In his words of condemnation, Dr Farooq said, "I unequivocally condemn the dastardly killing. Yet another family will have to live with lifelong pain and agon.

Elections in J&K will happen anytime soon: BJP MP

Srinagar 24 May: Senior Bhartiya Janta Party leader and member of parliament, K J Alphons on Tuesday said that elections in Jammu and Kashmir will happen anytime soon. Talking exclusively to Kashmir News Service (KNS), he said that with delimitation of constituencies done in J&K, elections will happen any time. He said that he was very happy to see the development and infrastructure building in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Militants crossed all limits of Barbarity, didn`t spare a little girl: IGP Kashmir on Soura attack

Srinagar 24 May: Inspector general of police, Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar on Tuesday said that militants today crossed all the limits of barbarity even they did not spare even a little girl and left her injured. Talking to reporters on sidelines of wreath laying ceremony of Policeman who was killed by militants this evening in Anchar Soura IGP said that the militants today crossed all the limits of barbarity. "They did not spare even a little girl and left her injured.

8 JeM militant associates arrested in Awantipora: Police

Srinagar 24 May: Police on Tuesday said they busted a Jaish-e-Mohammad module by arresting eight militant associates in Awantipora area of Pulwama. A police official said that on a specific input, several suspects were arrested and further leads were developed that lead Police and security forces to bust a module of Jaish-e-Mohammad operating in Awantipora. It said that incriminating materials including ammunition were recovered from their possession.

LG, political parties condemn killing

Srinagar 24 May: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and political parties in Kashmir on Tuesday condemned the killing of a policeman in Soura area of the city. Constable Saifullah Qadri was shot dead and his seven-year-old daughter injured when militants fired indiscriminately at them outside their home in Soura on the outskirts of the city, officials said here. I strongly condemn the cowardly terror attack in Soura, Srinagar.

Militants shoot dead policeman, injure daughter in Srinagar

Srinagar 24 May: A policeman was killed and his minor daughter was injured when militants fired at them outside their home in Srinagars Soura area on Tuesday, police said. The slain constable was identified as Saifullah Qadri son of Mohammad Syed Qadri of Malik Sahib in Soura. He was shifted to nearby SKIMS Soura in a critical condition where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival.

Three civilians injured in grenade attack in Kulgam

Srinagar 24 May: Three civilians were injured in a grenade blast at a bus stand in Yaripora area of south Kashmirs Kulgam district on Tuesday. A police officer said that the militants hurled a grenade at a joint naka party of police and CRPF, which fell in a drain and exploded with a bang. Three civilians suffered injuries in the blast at the busy bus stand, he said.

Kashmiri Pandit employees continue protest

Srinagar 24 May: The protest by Kashmiri Pandit employees over the killing of their colleague Rahul Bhat entered the 13th day on Tuesday as the protestors did not resume duties even after assurances given by Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha during his visit to Sheikhpura migrant camp. The employees continued their protest saying they wont resume duties till their demand for relocation outside Kashmir is met. Shouting slogans against district administration, the protestors raised slogans like we want justice.

LG visits family of slain Kashmiri Pandit in Jammu

Jammu 24 May: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday evening visited the house of slain Kashmiri pandit Rahul Bhat here and offered condolences to his family, officials said. Bhat (35), who had got the job of a clerk under the special employment package for migrants in 2010-11, was shot dead by Lashkar-e-Taiba militants inside his office in the Chadoora area of central Kashmirs Budgam district on May 12. Sinha visited the bereaved family at Ban Talab in the outskirts of Jammu and expressed his condolences to his parents, wife and other members of the family, the officials said.