June 2022 News

News Briefs for 28 June 2022

Pakistan Glorifies Terrorism In The Name Of Islam: Author Arif Jamal

Islamabad 27 Jun: Author and political commentator Arif Jamal said that Pakistan commits human rights violations with the help of terrorism and militancy and later glorifies these abuses in the name of Islam. Jamal made these remarks while speaking in a podcast show 'Human Rights Sentinel' hosted by Musaffa Akhawan and Senge Sering. He is a journalist, author and political commentator from Pakistan's Punjab province and has written many books.

Terrorist Arrested In Jammu And Kashmir's Doda, Arms, Ammunition Recovered

Jammu 27 Jun: Security forces arrested a terrorist and recovered arms and ammunition from his possession in the outskirts of Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday. The terrorist was identified as Fareed Ahmed, a resident of Koti Doda. A Chinese pistol, two magazines, 14 live cartridges and a mobile phone were recovered by the security forces.

Two militants killed in Kulgam gunfight: Police

Anantnag 27 Jun: Two militants affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba were killed in a gunfight with government forces on Monday afternoon in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, the police said The gunfight comes days ahead of the annual Amarnath Yatra, slated to commence on June 30 after three years. The slain militants were identified as Zubair Ahmad Mir resident of Qaimoh Kulgam and Idrees Ahmad Dar resident of Kulpora Kulgam. The duo, according to police spokesperson, was affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba.

Amid high security, Amarnath Yatra to resume after 3-year suspension on June 30

Srinagar 27 Jun: Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) is pulling out all the stops to ensure smooth pilgrimage, scheduled to begin on June 30, to the holy cave shrine housing the naturally formed ice-lingam in south Kashmir Himalayas. Jammu and Kashmir administration is also augmenting the efforts of the Shrine Board by providing fool proof security cover along both the Pahalgam and Baltal routes to the holy cave, a senior official said. While the board is making arrangements for the pilgrims intending to undertake the pilgrimage, it has also made a provision of online darshan for those who cannot physically undertake the yatra.

Pakistani Intruder Killed Along IB In Jammu

Jammu 27 Jun: A Pakistani intruder was killed by BSF troops along the International Border (IB) in Jammu district early Monday, officials said. A BSF spokesman said the area domination party noticed the intruder heading towards the border fence with an intention to cross over. 'Our party challenged him to stop but he paid no attention and continued his movement towards the fence', he said.