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15 held, 6 FIRs lodged against people violating SOPs

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Police today said to have arrested 15 persons, registering FIRs while also realizing a fine of over Rs 1.5 lakh from more than 1200 people found violating COVID-19 SOPs across Kashmir.

 

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In a statement issued here, police said, in continuous efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious Coronavirus, the J&K Police has been organizing several public awareness drives, interactions with religious leaders, distribution of masks, public announcements and distribution of pamphlets across Kashmir.

“Keeping in view the recent daily surge in the number of cases in Kashmir Valley, Police in its efforts to implement Covid-19 guidelines strictly has arrested 15 persons in the last 24 hours, lodged 6 FIRs and also realized the fine to the tune of Rs. 175,300/- from 1268 people for violating the guidelines/ rules,” police said.

In Kupwara, Police in its rigorous drive distributed free masks among the general public in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kralpora to sensitize citizens about Covid-19 protocol. People of the area were also advised to follow Covid-19 guidelines and were also made aware of the symptoms of the virus.

In Sopore, SHO PS Bomai held a police public meeting with the respectable citizens of village Zaloora, Sagipora and Yamberzalwari where the participants were briefed about the precautionary measures to be followed for containment of Covid-19. The participants were also stressed to ensure social distancing and wear masks in Masajid, public transport and markets and spell out all the directions and advisories to the general public.

In Sopore town the market checking drive was held to ensure the wearing of face masks and following other mandated SOPs besides focussing on the smooth supply of essential commodities during the holy month of Ramadhan.

Police said that community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/guidelines/protocols for the safety of the people. The special drive shall remain continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.

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Jammu Kashmir – Three militants killed, one surrendered in Shopian, Operation is still on

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In a brush between militants and security in the Shopian district of Jammu And Kashmir, 3 militants were encountered by the security. One militant has surrendered. His name is said to be Taufik Ahmed. According to the News Agency ANI the search operation is still on. It was said that the brush has started in Kanigam of the Shopian district and that some militants have been cordoned by the security forces.
Before this, Jammu Kashmir had informed that Shopian where the brush is currently happening, Al Badr hired four militants have been cordoned off. According to the Police, they are trying their best that the militants surrender their themselves along with their weapons.

 

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Last month the security forces had arrested a militant belonging to the Al BADR group seizing weapons and gunpowder. The militant was identified as Gulzar Ahmed Bhatt, resident of Bathpora Arvani Anantnag.

Security Forces had attained great success in March in Sapore of the the Baramula district. In the brush between the militants and the security forces, the latter had encountered the divisional commander Ganai Khwaja of the militant group Al Badr. Weapons and loads of gunpowder were seized from the killed militant.

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Authorities refute rumours about ‘complete’ lockdown in THIS district

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District administration Shopian on Wednesday refuted rumours about a complete COVID-19 lockdown in the district.

 

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The District Information Centre Shopian tweeted thai afternoon that only some localities of Shopian town had been declared as micro containment zones while rest areas shall operate as per SOPs issued by the authorities.

“Some Mohallas of the town #Shopian have been declared as micro containment zones. Rest shall operate as per SOPs issued by SEC/SDMA.

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31 more COVID-19 deaths reported in J&K

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At least 31 more people succumbed to COVID-19 since last evening in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the fatality count to 2489, officials said on Wednesday.

 

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Report said that eighteen of the fresh deaths were reported at GMC Jammu while the rest 13 occurred in various hospitals of Kashmir.

Among others, an 85-year-old man from Shivpora Srinagar died at SMHS hospital, a day after he was admitted there, the officials said.

They said a 55-year-old woman from Chinad Delina died at Indoor Stadium Khawajabagh Baramulla , two days after admitted to the newly set up health facility.

A 65-year-old man from Nowgam died at SMHS Hospital, two days after he was admitted, they said.

A 65-year-old man from Gulshan Abad Noor Bagh died six days after he was admitted at SMHS hospital, added the officials.

Besides, a 26-year-old man from UP, presently putting up in Habba Kadal died at SMHS hospital, five days after he was admitted.

A 50-year-old woman from Khanyar Srinagar died at SKIMS Soura, a day after she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.

A 70-year-old man from Safa Kadal Srinagar died at JLNM hospital, a day after he was admitted there.

An 82-year-old woman Sonwar Srinagar died a fortnight after she was admitted to a hospital here.

A 65-year-old woman from Aalochi Bagh died 12 days she was admitted to the SMHS hospital.

A 75-year-old from Nowpora Srinagar and a 75-year-old man from Alamgari Bazar died at SKIMS Soura with four days of their admitted to the tertiary care hospital.

A 62-year-old from Sarnal and one more patients died at GMC Anantnag, days after they were admitted there.

Officials further infirmed that a 50-year-old woman from Zafron colony Pampora died hours after she was admitted to SMHS hospital.

With these deaths, 1024 people have died due to the virus in Jammu division and 1465 succumbed in Kashmir valley so far, they added.

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