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News Briefs for 07 June 2022

Pakistani militant of LeT killed in Sopore encounter, 3 others escape: IGP Kashmir

Waris Fayaz Sopore 06 Jun: Inspector general of police Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar on Monday said that a Pakistani militant was killed, while three others escaped from cordon during an encounter in Sopore area of Baramulla district. Kashmir zone police on it`s official Twitter handle, while quoting IGP said that a Pakistani militants affiliated with LeT was killed in the encounter. He added that two foreign militants and one local militant escaped from cordon.

India rejects OICs remarks, says Pakistan eulogises fanatics

New Delhi 06 Jun: Amid growing criticism by the Islamic countries over controversial remarks made by now-suspended and expelled BJP leaders against Prophet Mohammad, India on Monday slammed the comments by OIC as narrow-minded and motivated, misleading and mischievous. New Delhi also hit back at Pakistan after its Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif reacted sharply on Twitter to condemn remarks by Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal, saying the absurdity of a serial violator of minority rights commenting on the treatment of minorities in another nation is not lost on anyone. Reacting strongly to remarks by the Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC), External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India accords highest respect to all religions and that the statement by the 57-member grouping exposed its divisive agenda which is being pursued at the behest of vested interests.

Militancy on its last leg, says LG Sinha

Srinagar 06 Jun: Some elements across the border are constantly trying to disturb peace in Jammu and Kashmir, but militancy is in its last leg, lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha said here on Monday. Speaking to reporters after inaugurating several projects under the smart city project, Sinha said the administration and the security forces were fully prepared and will not let those elements succeed. People of Kashmir understand and many, including religious preachers, have openly condemned such acts (of violence).

Suspected militant arrested with IED in Doda

Jammu 06 Jun: A suspected militant was arrested Monday, along with an improvised explosive device (IED), from his house in Doda district of Jammu, a senior police officer said. The arrest and recovery of the IED followed busting of a module run by local Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Mohammad Amin alias Khubaib , who is presently operating from Pakistan and making desperate attempts to revive militancy in Chenab valley region. Irshad Ahmad was arrested during a joint search operation by police, army and CRPF in Dhandal-Kastigarh area of Doda district, Additional Director General of Police, Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh said.

Dogra, KP Employees In Kashmir Continue Protest For Relocation

Jammu 06 Jun: Dogras and Kashmiri Pandits on Monday continued their protests demanding that employees from the two communities posted in Kashmir be relocated here in the wake of the targeted killings of minorities in the Valley. Dogra employees assembled under the banner of 'All Jammu-based Reserved Categories Employees Association' at Panama Chowk here for the sixth day and staged a sit-in to press their demand for transfer from the Valley to their home districts in the Jammu region.

Farooq Abdullah Terms Kashmir Situation 'Dangerous'

Srinagar 06 Jun: Assembly elections should be held in Jammu and Kashmir so that the people have an elected government which only can end their miseries, National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah said on Monday. Election should be held. This government is not the government of the people, it is bureaucracy. People's miseries will not go away until there is an elected government. For that, it is important that elections take place, people vote and their own government comes into power, Abdullah told reporters in Pulwama.

Owner Of Kashmir Brick Kiln Where Militants Targeted Migrant Labourers Held

Srinagar 06 Jun: The owner of a Jammu and Kashmir brick kiln where a militant attack killed a migrant labourer and injured another on June 2 has been arrested on charges of negligence and failure to comply with the administration's orders. 'Police in Budgam have arrested a brick kiln owner, namely Mohammed Yousuf Mir-son of Mohammad Akbar Mir and a resident of Chattergam-whose brick kiln is located at Magraypora, Chadoora, for negligence and non-compliance of administrative orders thereby endangering life and safety of labourers,' police said in a statement.