New Document top_band
 
Business Standard

8 jawans killed, 19 injured in Kashmir militant attack

The attack came on the eve of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Jammu and Kashmir

Read more on:    Army | Militants | Prime Minister | Manmohan Singh
Related News

Suspected Hizbul Mujahideen on Monday ambushed an convoy, killing eight jawans and injuring 19 others near Hyderpora on the outskirts here.

The attack came on the eve of 's visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

The attack took place at 4.35 p.m. near Classic hospital on the Panthachowk-Parimpora stretch on the national highway leading to north Kashmir, when a convoy of 35 Rashtriya Rifles was going to its base camp at Budgam.

Three militants, armed with AK assault rifles, attacked the convoy from the front as well as back, killing eight jawans and injuring 16 others. The militants, who had snatched a motorcycle from two students in the nearby Baghat area, fled from the scene on the two-wheeler as the Army cordoned off the area.

While fleeing, the militants were intercepted by a joint party of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at Barzulla. The ultras hurled a grenade and opened firing, resulting in injuries to a CRPF sub-inspector, a policeman and a civilian woman. The militants then boarded a black Santro car and sped from the place.

Read more on:   
|
|
|

Read More

Don't threaten with CBI, I'm not afraid of it: Modi to Cong

Gujarat CM asks Union govt to devote more time to relief operations in Uttarakhand rather than misusing central agency for political gains

Columnists Rss icon

Subir Gokarn

Subir Gokarn: Explaining expectations
Subir Gokarn

Figuring out why inflationary expectations have been so stubborn is critical for policy

A K Bhattacharya

A K Bhattacharya: Making haste slowly
A K Bhattacharya

In India, any major policy change can take at least seven to 10 years

Editorial Comment Rss icon

The numbers add up

A relook at P Chidambaram's legacy as finance minister

Face up to China

Government must suggest a treaty on Brahmaputra waters

TWEETS @ POLITICS
@SinghRPN
RT @INCIndia: #KargilVijayDiwas पर हम उन शहीदों को याद करते हैं जो मातृभूमि की रक्षा करते हुए वीरगति को प्राप्त हुए । http://t.co/SnWV6UQbT6
@milinddeora
When in doubt, listen to Bob Dylan
@digvijaya_28
All right thinking people must work for Communal Harmony and take out Peace March in such areas and encourage participation of all sections
@thekiranbedi
When leadership within bureaucracy itself is recalcitrant, how can it ensure its juniors to deliver? Fault is in their leadership capability
@ajaymaken
"I am deeply saddened to hear of clashes in #Saharanpur. Violence, divisiveness and hatred have no place in our country": #RahulGandhi
@MPNaveenJindal
RT @timesofindia: Green anaconda hatchling born in Mysore Zoo http://t.co/NT4zRqkd8N
@Panda_Jay
My Twitter handle changed yesterday to @PandaJay 😊, please follow that..
@ShashiTharoor
My 55-second message to students of IIM-Bangalore before their #Eximus Festival: https://t.co/Imy1PtMDZz
@Swamy39
@whodunnito : More like a whack.
@narendramodi
I am delighted to invite you to join 'MyGov' & contribute towards taking India to greater heights of progress http://t.co/zojklP70KT
@abdullah_omar
Heartiest congratulations @Abhinav_Bindra, absolutely superlative effort. Will look forward to seeing the medal in person like last time.
@varungandhi80
Regarding the J.J. Act: if you are old enough to rape, then you are old enough to be tried as an adult in a court of law.
@ArvindKejriwal
RT @VandanaSsingh: Bhaag BJP Bhaag.AAP aayi he....... 3Aug Jantar Mantar. .@AamAadmiParty .@ArvindKejriwal http://t.co/tNyuQFhehu
@PMOIndia
The PM at a dinner for the outgoing Chief of Army Staff, General Bikram Singh http://t.co/g7HAxYTqg5
@rajeev_mp
3/3 #WorldWar1:#Indian Army fought against the #German Empire. Khudadad Khan became the 1st Indian to be awarded a Victoria Cross...
@quizderek
@SAMRATCA Very kind of u ....
@
CAG pegs Odish govt's revenue loss at Rs 13,428 cr in 2012-13 due to short levy in collection of taxes http://t.co/x1jWJk6xW9
@SushmaSwaraj
Indians in Iraq - Call attention motion in Lok Sabha on 24 July 2014 http://t.co/IL98YmGdmW
@arunjaitley
Kargil Vijay Diwas http://t.co/DCg31FC4sf
@MVENKAIAHNAIDU
@drrajumd Pl provide details.
@nitin_gadkari
As already stated, I reiterate that no devices were found at my residence anywhere
@DVSBJP
RT @narendramodi: I am delighted to invite you to join 'MyGov' & contribute towards taking India to greater heights of progress http://t.co
@umasribharti
चन्‍द्रशेखर राव को बधाई. तेलंगाना राज्‍य का मेरा संकल्‍प एवं सपना पूरा, तेलंगाना की नदियों का ध्‍यान रखेंगें.
@AnanthKumar_BJP
At a function for MP's from Karnataka @ the Karnataka Bhavan in New Delhi... http://t.co/bDBtBvdDd2
@smritiirani
@tweeidiot no holiday :)
@drharshvardhan
Battle with polio won, but war against big diseases left. Got Amitabh Bachchan's promise for perpetual support @ UNICEF event today.ThankYou
@Gen_VKSingh
Indian contingent cont. it's gr8 performance @Glasgow2014 increasing its tally to 22 medals, hope tht 101 medal tally frm #cwc2010 is beaten
@Rao_InderjitS
@VineetDelhi3 Yes meetings were held on KMP as well. There is a proposal that NHAI might take over KMP if Haryana govt delays further.
@nsitharaman
Grateful to Shri@arunjaitley for giving me,his junior, an opportunity to speak on Budget '14 in Rajya Sabha. A magnanimous gesture. Honored.
@RSSorg
संघ के संस्थापक एवं आद्य सरसंघचालक पूजनीय डॉ. केशव बलिराम हेडगवार की पुण्यतिथि पर हार्दिक श्रद्धांजलि। http://t.co/r9XTG219Ly

Back to Top