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News Briefs for 03 May 2022

PoJK DPs Demand Political Reservation, JPC Package

Jammu 02 May: A one day seminar on the topic 'Contextualizing the real issues of PoJK DPs in the emerging socio-political scenario' was jointly organized by PoJK Pahari Speaking DPs Forum, Sharnarthi Action Committee, SoS International and MJR47 at RS Pura today. More than 150 individuals participated in the seminar. The seminar was conducted in two sessions. In the first session, the representatives namely from various organizations fighting for issues of the PoJK DPs spoke on the topic.

Inter-district narco-terror dodule busted in Baramulla, 2 associates held: Police

Srinagar 02 May: Security forces on Monday buster a narco-terror module by arrested two associates of LeT outfit and also recovered heroin worth 1.5 crores and arms and ammunition as well in Baramulla district. According to a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), during routine joint naka checking at Chenad crossing by Baramulla Police & Army 52 RR, two persons who were travelling in a tipper bearing registration JK09B-9787 were stopped for checking. The statement reads that during search of the vehicle 800 grams of contraband heroin-like substance was recovered from the vehicle and both persons were arrested who identified themselves as Nisar Ahmad Khan S/O Mohd Maqbool r/o Khahmoh Rafiabad, Baramulla and Mohd Rafiq Khan S/O Mehmood Khan r/ Lountha Tanghdhar, Kupwara Involved vehicle was also seized.

Two CRPF jawans injured in IED blast in Tral

Srinagar 02 May: Two CRPF personnel were injured in an IED blast during area domination in Larmoo area of Tral in Awantipora on Monday evening, police said here. Kashmir zone police, while quoting IGP Kashmir on its official Twitter handle said that joint teams of security forces were retaliating and reinforcement have been sent along with senior officer. He said that a joint team of Police & CRPF were conducting area domination in 02 BP bankers during which a minor IED blast took place in Larmoo area.

Foreign militants now coming out of hideouts: Outgoing GoC 15 Corps

Srinagar 02 May: General officer Commanding (GoC) of Srinagar-based armys 15 Corps, Lieutenant General DP Pandey, on Monday said that since the number of local militants has started going down significantly, foreign militants are feeling compelled to come out of their hideouts and thats why forces are able to trace them. The foreign militants, majority of them, were on the quiet. They were putting local youth on the forefront in carrying out operations against security forces.

IED blast in Tral, 2 CRPF soldiers injured: Police

Anantnag 02 May: Two personnel of the paramilitary CRPF were injured after militants targeted their bullet proof mobile bunker with an Improvised Explosive Detonator (IED), here in Tral area of Awantipora police district in South Kashmir. They have received minor injuries and have been evacuated to the hospital for treatment, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Vijay Kumar, has said. The incident took place in Larmoo village of Tral, Monday evening, at about 7:30 PM.

Claims of normalcy in Kashmir all lies: Mehbooba

Srinagar 02 May: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the Jammu and Kashmir administrations decision to disallow Eid prayers at the Jamia Masjid here proves that the Centres claims about normalcy in the union territory are self serving lies and contradictions. The administration had put conditions on holding Eid prayers at the Jamia Masjid including that prayers be held at 7 am and the management committee of the mosque give an undertaking that no untoward incident will take place during or after prayers. Eid prayers disallowed yet again in Jama Masjid tomorrow.

Omar trying to communalise situation in J&K: BJP

Jammu 02 May: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah is attempting to communalise the situation in Jammu and Kashmir by deceitfully trying to connect power cuts with Sehri and Namaz, the BJP alleged on Monday. Abdullah on Wednesday had said that electricity supply is deliberately being curtailed at Sehri and Iftar hours to hassle the Muslim community observing the holy month of Ramzan. Reacting to the NC vice presidents statement, the chief spokesperson of BJPs Jammu and Kashmir unit, Sunil Sethi, said finally the National Conference has thrown away its false clothing of secularism and its communal face with fangs have come out.