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Dr Farooq pays obeisance at Dargah Hazratbal, prays for everlasting peace, prosperity in J&K

Visits Qaid Mazar, offers Fateh at final resting places of Sher-e-Kashmir, Madre Meharban

Srinagar, Jan 11: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Party President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Monday paid obeisance at  Asar-e-Sharief Dargah Hazratbal, Srinagar, where he prayed for increased prospects of peace and prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir.

Party President prayed for bountiful provisions from Almighty and for protection of the people of Jammu and Kashmir from the prevailing COVID-19 crises and weather vagaries during the ongoing winter season. 

In his interaction with the devotees there, he said that the sum and substance of the Islamic faith and essence of our ‘Iman’ is our love of the Holy Prophet (SAW), and following the tenets of the holy Quran and Hadith. Later Party President paid a visit to Qaid Mazar, Naseem Bagh, and offered Fateh there at the final resting places of Baba-e-Qoum Sher-e-Kashmir Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah and Madre Maharban Begum Akbar Jehan Abdullah.

Soon after, the Party President visited the bereaved family of late Ghulam Mustafa Shahdad, who breathed his last on Sunday at his residence, Shahdad Bagh, Habak. On the occasion the party president shared the grief of the bereaved family and prayed for forbearance to them in their hour of grief.

While consoling the bereaved Shahdad family, he recalled how the deceased had touched many lives with his pious character and sober temperament. He also spoke about the virtues of hard work, and knowledge, the deceased left behind to lighten the paths of those who aspire to become entrepreneurs. He also talked about his immense hard work in making brand Kashmir global.

On the occasion he offered Fateha for the deceased and prayed for eternal repose to the deceased in Jannah.

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‘Militant associate’ arrested in Kupwara; 10 grenades, 182 bullets recovered

(Asian News Hub) – Army and police have recovered ten grenades and 182 rounds of Ak-47 rifle from a militant associate who was arrested in Kralpora area in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, official sources said on Tuesday.

They said army 160 Territorial Army and SOG Kralpora arrested the “militant associate” Abdul Ahad Lone based on specific information. “10 grenades and 182 Ak-47 rounds” have been recovered from his possession.They said middle-aged man was associated with Al-Badr formerly.

A police officer confirmed the arrest and said that further investigations are underway.

GNS

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Three unidentified militants killed in Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – Three unidentified militants have been killed in an encounter that raged between government forces and militants in Vailoo area of Kokernag belt in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

A senior police officer told that three unidentified militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as operation is on in the area.

He said the militants turned down repeated surrender offers given to them by government forces.

Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 19 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

Pertinently, 46 militants have been killed in J&K so far this year and most of them belong to Shopian district.

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Militant killed in an ongoing encounter at Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter that raged between government forces and militants in Vailoo area of Kokernag belt in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.

A senior police officer told that one militant has been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as operation is on in the area.

Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 19 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

Pertinently, 44 militants have been killed in J&K so far this year and most of them belong to Shopian district.

KNO

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