What happened Shopian?

What happened Shopian?

Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter in Shopian on Saturday. According to Police, an encounter between terrorists and security forces started in early morning on Saturday in the Chowgam area of Shopian. “Two unidentified terrorists killed.

Who killed Anantnag?

Anantnag: The terrorists killed in an encounter that broke out in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday have been identified as two local categorised terrorists and a Pakistani terrorist, affiliated with a proscribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), said police on Thursday.

What is Shopian known for?

Shopian is a historical town, and has gained importance from the time of Mughal rulers.It was previously known as ‘Sheen-e-van’ meaning ‘forest of snow’. Shopian has the honour to had Imam Shahi Hamadan entered via it into the Kashmir valley to spread the message of Islam.

What is the population of Shopian district?

According to the 2011 census, the Shopian district has a population of 266,215. This gives the Shopian district a ranking of 577th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 852 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,210/sq mi) .

Why Anantnag is called Islamabad?

Name. The name Islamabad is believed to have derived from the name of a Mughal governor Islam Khan who built a garden in the area. Both names are used for the town, Anantnag being preferred by the Hindus and Sikhs while Islamabad is preferred by the Muslims.

What is the pin code of Anantnag?

Anantnag/Zip codes

Who built Jamia Masjid?

This hsitoric mosque was built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir in 17th century… qayoom ul hassan shah,srinagar.

How many militants are there in Kashmir?

The official added that 199 terrorists were active in the Valley. “Out of the active terrorists, 110 are locals and 89 are foreigners,” he added. Another official added that of the active terrorists, 97 were recruited to the fold of various terror groups such as The Resistance Front (TRF) this year.

Why did J&K police cordon off Shopian’s Chowgam village?

On the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, a joint team of J&K Police, army and paramilitary forces cordoned off the Chowgam village of south Kashmir’s Shopian after inputs about the presence of militants in the village, police said.

What led to gunfight between police and militants in Delhi?

As the joint team of forces approached the target, the hiding militants opened indiscriminate fire and tried to break the security cordon, police said. The joint team of forces returned the fire leading to a gunfight.

How many died in Kolkata’s deadly encounter with militants?

Police said as the joint team of forces zeroed in on the target, the militants hiding in the village fired at them leading to a gunfight. In the brief shootout, two militants were killed, police said.

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