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Two injured during scuffle in Lal Bazar, one critical

Sheikh Danish

Srinagar, Jan 28: Two teenage boys were injured during a scuffle at Malbagh Ummer Colony in Lal Bazar area of Srinagar, officials said on Thursday.

Official sources told news agency—KNO, that two teenage boys were injured during a scuffle late Wednesday evening in Lal Bazar area. “One among them is critical,” they said, adding that the duo has been shifted to the hospital for treatment

The injured have been identified as Musaib Makdoomi, son of Fayaz Ahmad Makdoomi of Sikhbagh Lal Bazar and Mir Raban, son of Late Rehman Mir of Hazratbal at present Botshah Mohalla Lal Bazar

Musaib as per officials has suffered head injury while Raban has sustained hand injury during the scuffle, adding that both the teenage boys are admitted in Soura hospital.

They said Musaib’s condition is stated to be critical.

Meanwhile, Medical Superintendent SKIMS, Dr. Farooq Jan told KNO that the condition of Musaib is so far stable.

However, he said the medical examination to be done will determine the actual situation of the patient after six hours.

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5 more localities declared as micro-containment zones in Srinagar

(Asian News Hub) – The authorities on Monday declared five more localities of Zadibal and Batamaloo areas of Srinagar in view of detection of fresh Covid-19 cases.

Srinagar admin said that 5 more localities of Zadibal and Batamaloo have been declared as Covid-19 containment zones to prevent the further spread of the virus.

The areas which have been declared as containment zones include Meerakabad Shalimar, Hyder Colony Kill Khan Gali Upper Soura, Buchpora Firdous Colony in Zadibal and Gazaliabad Lane No. 01 HMT and Shahanwar Colony Lane 02 in Batamaloo area of Srinagar.

Officials said that at least these areas have at least 33 active cases of Covid-19 and to prevent the further spread of the virus, these localities have been declared as micro-containment zones.

KNO

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Two militants killed in Shopian gunfight

(Asian News Hub) – At least two unidentified militants have been killed in an encounter that broke out between government forces and militants in Zeipora Mantribugh area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.

A senior police officer told that two unidentified militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained. He said that the search operation is still on in the area.

He said that 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 34 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, thus triggering an encounter.

Pertinently, 38 militants have been killed so far in Jammu and Kashmir this year and most of them belong to Shopian district.

Meanwhile, as a precautionary measure, the internet services have been snapped across Shopian district.

KNO

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Fortis hospital sets Liver Diseases Centre at Star Hospital Srinagar

Appoints Dr Mir Sammiullah as senior Liver Transplant Consultant at Fortis Hospital Gurugram

(Asian News Hub) – Keeping in view the rising incidence of liver diseases in Kashmir, Fortis Hospital has established a Liver Diseases Centre at Star Hospital Srinagar.

The Centre will cater all types of liver diseases and liver transplant services.

Dr Mir Sammiullah has been appointed as senior Liver Transplant Consultant at Fortis Hospital Gurugram.

The OPD services will be on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.

KNT

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