- Tag results for Firing
Pakistani troops started the unprovoked and indiscriminate firing from across the border in Nowshera sector around 8.30 am.
The police and paramilitary personnel enforced restrictions in parts of uptown and downtown Srinagar today.
The cross-border shelling by Pakistan troops started in Krishna Ghati sector this morning and continued for over two hours.
Police said the Pakistan Army started unprovoked shelling and firing targeting Indian positions in Krishna Ghati sector and Indian army retaliated.
The Deputy Commissioner of Poonch told New Indian Express that a mortar shell fired by Pakistani troops hit a residential house of Choudhary Mohammad Ramzan in Lower Devta area of Balakote.
High and higher secondary schools, and colleges had reopened after the winter break on February 26, but were closed again in the wake of Shopian firing incident, officials said.
Major Aditya's father in SC seeks quashing of FIR lodged by J-K government against son in Shopian firing
Three civilians were killed when Army personnel fired at a stone-pelting mob in Ganovpora village of Shopian on January 27, prompting Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to order an inquiry.
Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of uptown and downtown Srinagar, Shopian, Pulwama town, Anantnag town and some other sensitive areas of south Kashmir.
After Shopian killings, Mehbooba asks security agencies to strictly adhere to SOPs, avoid collateral damage
In the review meeting, CM impressed upon all the security agencies to work in synergy to ensure that SOPs as laid out should be strictly adhered to and in no way violated or overlooked.
Normalcy appeared to be returning to the Kashmir Valley even as clashes erupted between security forces and protesters in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district amid a crippling shutdown.
Jammu and Kashmir: All those killed in Shopian firing linked to militancy, soldiers acted in self-defence, says Army
All those killed in the shootout in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district were linked to militancy and the soldiers acted in self-defence, the army said.
Indian Army's 12 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) on Monday confirmed that two terrorists, who were killed in yesterday's Shopian firing in Jammu and Kashmir were from Lashkar-e-Taiba.
Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police S P Vaid said they were investigating the firing incident in which six people, including two terrorists, were killed by the Army.
Police detained Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik after he tried to stage a protest against the alleged killing of civilians in Shopian firing.
Shopian firing case: Supreme Court stalls probe against Major Aditya, Centre-Jammu and Kashmir government spar over FIR
Taking on record the statement of the state government, the apex court said there should be no investigation till April 24 in the case.