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J&K: Youth slips into canal while taking selfie

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A rescue operation is underway to search for a youth who slipped into a power canal in Kangan area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district last evening, officials said on Tuesday.

Reports said that Mohd Salim Khan (19), a resident Pandach Ganderbal, slipped into the canal in Gund area while he was taking a selfie there.

Station House officer, police station Gund, Abdul Rashid told Greater Kashmir that a massive search operation was launched by the police, SDRF and the locals soon after the incident. “So far there has been no clue of the boy, except some of his clothes which were found at the banks of the canal,” he said.

Several incidents of drowning have taken place in nallah Sindh and other water bodies off late, prompting the locals to demand a ban on any kind of swimming, bathing or taking selfies to avoid such incidents.

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2 CRPF jawans, Civilian Injured In Grenade Attack

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Two CRPF jawans and a Civilian were injured in a grenade attack on Friday.

Reports said immediately after the attack, the area was cordoned off to nab the attackers.

Further details are awaited.

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Man arrested for raping minor

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A man was arrested in Baramulla district of north Kashmir for allegedly raping a minor girl inside a forest area, police said on Thursday.

A complaint was received in police station Uri in the district on Wednesday by a person alleging that his minor daughter, aged about 13 years, was raped and threatened by a man, identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Khan alias Muna Khan, in the forest area, a police spokesperson said.

He said a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered in police station Uri and an investigation is underway.

“During the course of investigation, the police team after utilising all available means and due to strenuous efforts arrested the accused within hours of the complaint received by police. He has been shifted to the police station, where he remains in custody,” the spokesperson said.

As part of the investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities have been carried out, he added.

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Train crushes man to death

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A man was crushed to death by a train at Qazigund in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Friday.

Official sources said that panic gripped Badragund in Anantnag when a man, identified as Ghulam Nabi Chopan, was crushed to death by a train on Srinagar-Banihal route at around 1100 hrs on Friday. The locals immediately informed the police, they said, adding a team was rushed to the area and the body was taken away.

After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body was handed over to his relatives for last rites.
Police have registered a case and initiated investigation into the incident

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