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Major incident averted as security forces recovered sticks of plastic explosive

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Security forces recovered 15 sticks of plastic explosives during a search operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, a defence spokesman said.

Based on intelligence inputs, the operation was carried out in Karnah in the district’s Tangdhar area by the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the army on Saturday morning, spokesman Lt Col Emron Musavi said.

 

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He said the joint operation led to the recovery of 15 sticks of plastic explosives near Nichli Jabri village.

These explosives were hidden in a ”dhok” or a temporary shelter for further transhipment to the hinterland, Musavi said.

Security agencies and the civil administration continuously work to negate the threat of smuggling of narcotics, weapons and stores for terror organisations through the Tangdhar bowl, the spokesman said.

In the last two years, 28 weapons and over 60 kgs of narcotics have been recovered from Karnah, apart fromexplosives including grenades, he said.

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Shopkeeper shot dead by terrorists

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On Wednesday evening, a 25-year-old shopkeeper was shot dead by an unknown terrorist at Habba Kadal, Srinagar. As per the sources, the deceased runs a mobile shop. The shopkeeper was identified as Umar Ahmed.

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Ahmed was shifted to SMHS Hospital. Ahmed succumbed to his injuries. The hospital officials confirmed that Ahmed was brought dead on arrival. Meanwhile, security forces have cordoned the area off, and a hunt was launched to arrest the attackers. This attack comes a day after a police officer was shot dead by suspected militants in Srinagar’s Nowgam area.

Amish Mahajan
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Two Killed, Eight Others Injured In Road Accident

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Two persons, one of them an 8-month-old infant and a 90-year-old man, were killed, while eight persons were injured after a cab they were travelling in met with an accident near Jabdi area in Kupwara district of north Kashmir on Thursday.

Oficial sources said that the vehicle bearing registration number JK05B-8799 driven by one Mohammad Yaseen Shah met with the accident at Baghbella Jabdi, resulting into on the spot death of Sadar Ali Shah, 90, son of Fazilali Shah of Bijaldar jabdi and the infant Afan.

Eight persons were injured in the accident and have been hospitalized, officials said.

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Suspicious bag found in Srinagar’s Lasjan bypass area

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A suspicious bag, which triggered a bomb scare, was found in the Lasjan bypass area in Srinagar on Thursday morning.
According to the bomb disposal squad, the bag was empty.

More details are awaited.

Earlier on Wednesday, a terrorist affiliated with proscribed terror outfit Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) was killed in an encounter with the police in orchards of the Shirmal area of Shopian.

The terrorist identified as Sajad Ahmad Bhat was active since September 2020 and was involved in several terror crime cases, said the police in an official statement. A joint cordon and search operation was launched by Police, 44RR, and 178Bn Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the Shirmal area.

As per the police, he was given the opportunity to surrender, however, he fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which retaliated leading to an encounter. Arms and ammunition including one pistol with magazine, one grenade, and other incriminating materials were recovered from the encounter site.

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