11 July 2022 News

News Briefs for 11 July 2022

Top JeM Commander Kaiser Koka among two militants killed in Awantipora

Pulwama , July 11 : A top commander of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Kaiser Koka, was among two militants killed in an encounter in Awantipora area south Kashmir`s Pulwama, officials said on Monday here. Terming his killing a major success for the security forces, a top official told Kashmir news service (KNS), that the notorious militant of JeM terror outfit identified as Kaiser Koka was active since 2018. He said that the identification of 2nd terrorist being ascertained.

Amarnath Yatra Resumes After Three Days Suspension

Srinagar , July 11 : Amarnath Yatra which remained suspended for three days due to flash floods triggered by heavy rain struck near the 3,880-metre high cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, resumed on Monday, officials said. An official said that Yatra has resumed as fresh batch of pilgrims was allowed from Nunwan base camp on Pahalgam route Monday morning. The pilgrims are scheduled to reach the holy cave Tuesday morning.

Jammu Man Arrested For Posting Cow Slaughter Photo On Social Media: Cops

Srinagar , July 11 : A man was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Monday for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of a community by deliberately circulating a photograph of cow slaughter on social media, police said. The accused, Imran Mir of Hasyote village of Thannamandi area, deliberately circulated the photograph of animal slaughter on social media on Sunday, when people were celebrating Eid-ul-Adha, they said. A case was registered against Mir at Thanamandi police station and investigation initiated, they said.

Police official suspended in youth's death case

Srinagar , July 11 : A police official has been suspended to pave way for 'Transparent inquiry' into the death of a youth, who was called for questioning in a theft case in Natipora area of Srinagar today. A Police spokesman said that one Muslim Muneer son of Muneer Ahmad of Budshah Nagarwas called to the Police Station Nowgam July 9 for being involved in a theft case of a scooty under FIR 95/2022 of Nowgam Police station. The suspect, he said, was called to the police station on the basis of CCTV footage wherein, two men were seen taking the scooty away in the Nowgam -Natipora area.

PYC protests, seeks NIA probe into militant's 'links with BJP'

Jammu , July 11 : Jammu Kashmir Pradesh Youth Congress today staged strong protest against BJP for its link with terrorist Talib Hussain, seeking through probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Led by National general secretary Indian Youth Congress, Jagdev Gaga and Uday Bhanu Chib, president JKPYC, the party activists assembled near Mini Market Trikuta Nagar and raised slogans against BJP for having link with terrorist Talib Hussain. Talking to reporters, Gaga said Congress has never been in favour of doing politics on the issue of terrorism, however, present circumstances in the wake of repeated terrorists activities and their link-up with the BJP have necessitated the need to raise questions. Gaga said that Talib Hussain was an active member of BJP's IT cell needs no proof but it is a matter of concern and a big security lapse.