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Illegal excavation and transportation of Sand/ Bajri, 02 arrested in Ganderbal vehicles seized

(Asian News Hub) – Ganderbal police launched a drive against illegal mining along the banks of Nullah Sindh and arrested two persons for illegal excavation and transportation of Sand/ Bajri. Besides, two vehicles were also seized from the spot.

A police party from Police station Kheer Bhawani headed by SHO PS established a special naka near Nullah Sindh, intercepted two tippers bearing registration numbers JK05A-4007 and JK0AL-1642 along with drivers identified as Towseef Ahmad Dar resident of Gangerhama and Tariq Ahmad Mir resident of Syedpora Harwan Srinagar were found indulging in illegal mining to excavate Sand/ Bajri illegally. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Both vehicles used in the commission of the crime have also been seized.

Accordingly, a case FIR No. 10/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Kheer Bhawani and investigation has been initiated.

Persons found indulging in illegal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.

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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.

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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.

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