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Police sources said two injured in the explosion at the Khundroo field ammunition depot were taken to hospital.
Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir today, the Army said.
Recently, five jawans lost their lives after terrorists stormed a training centre in Pulwama's Awantipora in the wee hours.
No rules, no procedures for preventive detentions under Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act, reveals RTI
The RTI reply also revealed that 1,003 persons had been detained across the state between March 2016 and August 2017 - a period which included several months of turmoil.
According to police, the number of youth becoming militants in 2017 has been the highest in seven years despite 200 terrorists being killed
The Joint Resistance Leadership, a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik, have called a rally to south Kashmir Anantnag town.
The encounter broke yesterday afternoon when the militants opened fire on an Army convoy, on its way to Srinagar, at Qazigund on Jammu-Srinagar national highway.
The seat fell vacant last year following the resignation of Mehbooba Mufti when she took over as Chief Minister of the state.
The separatist leaders were reacting to the statement of Jaitley that separatists in Kashmir have been “defeated and exposed”.
A fire broke out in Reshi Bazaar locality in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag town in the wee hours today, damaging several residential houses and shops, police said.
At least five CRPF personnel were injured on Thursday in a militant attack on a vehicle of security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.
A civilian who was shot at by terrorists in Anantnag's Aarwani in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday succumbed to his injuries.
Over 240 incidents of braid cutting have taken place in Jammu and Kashmir in over a month.
Police said when the man in Anantnag district had come out of his house in the early hours of Friday to answer the call of nature, the mob mistook him for a braid chopper and hit him with a brick.
Militants today opened fire on a police party in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, killing a cop, police said.