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Following are the top stories from the northern region at 9 pm

DEL34 JK-4THLD FIRING


Jammu: Four civilians and a BSF jawan were killed while 12 others were injured as the Rangers rained mortars on villages and border outposts in today, escalating border skirmishes a day ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to and Kashmir.

MANGU CHAK DEL48 JK-SHELLING-HAMLET

Mangu Chak (Jammu district): Hundreds of angry residents of hamlets along the border today protested after four civilians were killed and 12 injured in heavy mortar shelling, demanding stern action against the neighbouring country for targeting innocent people.

DES38 JK-ENCOUNTER

Srinagar: Security forces are engaged in a gun battle with militants in Kupwara district of today, the said, in a first counter-militancy operation since the Centre announced a conditional suspension of operations during Ramzan.

PM-JK-LD VISIT

Srinagar: A three-tier security arrangement has been thrown around the city ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to all three regions of tomorrow, during which he will lay the foundation stone for the ambitious that will provide all-weather connectivity to Ladakh with the rest of the country.

DEHRADUN DEL40 UKD-2ND LD-PILGRIMS-ACCIDENT

Dehradun/Pithoragarh: Eleven people, many of them in their teens, were killed and 19 injured in district today when a speeding truck rammed into a group of pilgrims walking to the

SHIMLA DEL47 HP-KASAULI-PROBE

Shimla: The magisterial inquiry into the deaths of an and a PWD employee during a demolition drive in Kasauli has indicted the police for lapses, sources said.

CHANDIGARH DEL60 PB-JAIL-OFFICIALS-ACTION

Chandigarh: Up to 14 jail officials may face stern action for allegedly allowing two Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists to contact their handlers in Pakistan, a said here today.

DEL54 UP-POLICE-GRAFT

Lucknow: The police today shunted out 18 personnel from their Noida crime branch and ordered an inquiry after a WhatsApp message "exposed" their "bribe rate card".

ALIGARH DEL22 UP-AMU-VC

Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim today welcomed the end of the campus protest triggered by the Jinnah portrait row, describing it as a Ramzan gift to the entire AMU community.

DEL23 UP-STRAY DOGS-ATTACK

(UP): An eight-year-old girl died after being mauled by a pack of dogs in district, taking the toll to 14 in such fatal attacks by feral hounds in the last six months, police said.

DES1 UP-FLYOVER-REPORT-CM

Lucknow: Chief Minister has ordered proceedings for strict penal action against former of and six others in connection with the flyover collapse, which killed at least 15 people earlier this week.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 21:10 IST
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