Pakistan violates ceasefire twice in J&K's Nowshera

The Indian Army is retaliating strongly and effectively to the firing.

Jun 25, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Heavy shelling, exchange of fire on LoC

Heavy shelling and firing exchanges between Indian and Pakistan troops on the Line of Control (LoC) were on Tuesday evening in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district after Pakistan violated the ceasefire, defence sources said.

May 16, 2017, 21:57 PM IST
Pakistan Army violates truce on LoC,  resorts to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions

Pakistan Army violates truce on LoC, resorts to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions

The Pakistan Army on Sunday resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri and Poonch districts, authorities said.

Mar 19, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

Aleppo hit by air strikes and shelling as evacuation stalls

Plans to evacuate besieged rebel districts of Aleppo were under threat on Wednesday as renewed air strikes and shelling rocked the city in a bombardment the United Nations said "most likely constitutes war crimes".

Dec 15, 2016, 00:48 AM IST

Airstrikes, shelling kill 11 in Syria's Aleppo

Overnight shelling and more than a dozen airstrikes on rebel-held parts of Aleppo killed at least 11 people today, while rebel shelling of government-held areas in the divided city killed two girls at a school, according to an opposition activist group and Aleppo's volunteer civil defense forces.

Oct 14, 2016, 00:19 AM IST

Civilian victims of cross border firing to be compensated

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday approved compensation of Rs 5 lakh for civilian victims of cross-border firing and hiked the compensation for victims of Maoist violence from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh.

Jul 13, 2016, 00:11 AM IST

Shelling and airstrikes kill 8 in Syrian city of Aleppo

Rebels seized part of Aleppo city in 2012.

Jun 23, 2016, 15:14 PM IST

Pak shelling leaves 3 civilians dead, 17 injured in Jammu

Three civilians were killed and 17 injured as Pakistani troops on Friday pounded border areas of Jammu with heavy shelling and firing since the wee hours, in yet another ceasefire violation.

Aug 29, 2015, 00:30 AM IST

Korean cross-border tension intensifies: South shells North in response

South Korea on Thursday fired dozens of shells into North Korea after detecting a rocket fired across the heavily-militarised border from the North, Seoul`s defence ministry said.

Aug 20, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

UN aid ship targeted by shelling near Aden: officials

A UN-chartered ship loaded with humanitarian supplies bound for Yemen was targeted by shelling as it approached the country`s main southern port of Aden on Sunday, an official said.

Jun 01, 2015, 06:26 AM IST

Shelling from Yemen kills Saudi border guard, wounds 7

Saudi Arabia's state news agency has reported that shelling from Yemen has killed a border guard and wounded seven as a coalition the kingdom leads continues to target Shiite rebels there.

May 31, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

22 dead in rebel shelling on Yemen`s Aden

 At least 22 people were killed on Wednesday in tank and mortar shelling by rebel forces on residential areas in Yemen`s second city Aden, a medic and a local official said.

Apr 08, 2015, 22:15 PM IST
Pak violates ceasefire again, opens fire at BSF post in J&K's RS Pura sector

Pak violates ceasefire again, opens fire at BSF post in J&K's RS Pura sector

Pakistan resorted to fresh ceasefire violation on Sunday morning at the RS Pura sector of the International Border (IB) here, hours after they had fired two to three mortar shells in Nowapind border outpost area yesterday night.

Feb 15, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

Shelling in South Sudan oil town: Defence minister

 Rebel fighters in South Sudan bombarded government positions Tuesday in the oil town of Bentiu, where 53,000 civilians are sheltering inside a United Nations camp, the defence minister said.

Feb 10, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

Twelve killed in east Ukraine, hospital hit

At least 12 people were killed in fighting between soldiers and pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine, including four civilians who died when a hospital was hit in rebel stronghold Donetsk on Wednesday.

Feb 04, 2015, 19:08 PM IST
Shell hits hospital in Ukraine's Donetsk, four feared dead

Shell hits hospital in Ukraine's Donetsk, four feared dead

A shell hit a hospital in the east Ukrainian rebel-controlled city of Donetsk on Wednesday, killing or injuring several people, the city administration said.

Feb 04, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Ceasefire violations: 10,000 frightened villagers abandon homes in Kashmir

The number of people abandoning their homes in border villages of Jammu and Kashmir crossed 10,000 on Tuesday amid heightened tension following Pakistan shelling on the international border that killed a trooper Monday.

Jan 06, 2015, 09:23 AM IST

Ukraine rebels strengthen as shelling rocks stronghold Donetsk

Artillery fire rocked east Ukraine`s rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as separatists appeared to be reinforcing their frontline and fears grew of a return to all-out fighting.

Nov 09, 2014, 22:55 PM IST

US backs probe into Ukraine school shelling

The United States on Thursday backed a Ukrainian investigation into the shelling of a school in rebel-held eastern Donetsk which killed two teenagers.

Nov 07, 2014, 05:31 AM IST

Shelling kills 11 children in rebel area of Damascus: NGO

Shelling of a rebel-held area in the northeast of the Syrian capital killed 11 children on Wednesday, a monitoring group said, with activists saying a school had been hit.

Nov 05, 2014, 18:34 PM IST