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Bird flu outbreak in Poultry birds confimed in Udhampur district of J-K

Jahangeer Ganaie

Jammu, Jan 31: The cases of Avian Influenza commonly known as Bird Flu has been confirmed in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir among domestic birds official said on Sunday.

Anil Arti Wildlife Warden told the news agency-KNO that samples of a some domestic birds taken in Udhampur area some fifteen days before have been tested positive for Avian influenza.

He, however, said that there is no need to worry as cases have not been reported in major scale as bird flu has confirmed in few domestic foul and one peacock in Udhampur besides in some wild Crows in Poonch.

Nodal officer for Bird flu Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Shah also confirmed to KNO that cases of bird flu have been confirmed in some poultry birds in Udhampur district of Jammu division, however, no case has been reported so far in Kashmir division.

It is pertinent to mention here that Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir have confirmed the outbreak of the avian influenza in poultry birds, where as Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and Bihar have reported the bird flu in crows, migratory and wild birds.

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Cop shot dead at Saidapora Eidgah

Sheikh Danish

(Asian News Hub) – Unknown gunmen on Thursday evening shot dead a policeman in Saidapora area of Eidgah Srinagar.

Official sources said that a policeman identified as Javeed Ahmad Kambey, son of Ghulam Muhammad Kambey of Saidapora was shot at by unknown militants near his residence.

They said that Khandey after receiving fire injury in the neck was immediately shifted to SKIMS Soura in critical condition.

Official sources said that the injured cop later succumbed to his injuries on way to the hospital.

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Woman injured in hit-and-run accident near Noora Hospital Sgr

(Asian News Hub) – A woman was critically injured after she was hit by an unknown vehicle on National highway near Noora Hospital in HMT on the outskirts of Srinagar on Thursday evening.

Official sources said that 48-year-old woman identified as Muneera resident of Tangmarg was hit by the unknown vehicle near Noora Hospital HMT, leaving her severely injured.

They said that the woman was shifted to a nearby hospital where from she was referred to SKIMS Soura in critical condition.

Meanwhile, Police have registered a case in this regard and investigation has been taken up.

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Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar visits Bandipora’s Tulail

(Asian News Hub) – Famous Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Thursday visited remote Tulail along the Line of Control in Gurez valley of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.

Sources said that the actor reached Neeru village of Tulail via helicopter at around 12 noon today.

They said that he is scheduled to interact with Army and BSF jawans at Neeru village.

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