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J&K logs 113 new cases of Coronavirus and 01 death from Kashmir division

Srinagar, Jan 10: The Government on Sunday informed that 113 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 56 from Jammu division and 57 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 122538. Also 01 COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir Division.


Moreover, 195 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 54 from Jammu Division and 141 from Kashmir Division.


According to the daily Media Bulletin on Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 1,22,538 positive cases, 2,011 are Active Positive, 1,18,617 have recovered and 1,910 have died; 711 in Jammu division and 1,199 in Kashmir division.


The Bulletin further said that out of 40,87,291 test results available, 39,64,753 samples have been tested as negative till 10 January, 2021.


Till date 9,52,069 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 29,839 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2011 in isolation and 32,567 in home surveillance. Besides, 8,85,742 persons have completed their surveillance period.

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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.

KNO

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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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