Preparations for Independence Day celebrations are in full swing ahead of August 15. In Jammu and Kashmir, a full dress rehearsal was done on August 11 in Udhampur. Only eight contingents participated in the rehearsal. Authorities have imposed precautionary measures amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Children and NCC have been told to not join the event. Meanwhile, in Delhi, security was beefed up in Delhi ahead of Independence Day. Police were seen checking vehicles at several places in the capital. India will be celebrating 73rd Independence Day this year. Watch the video for more details.
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One unidentified terrorist was neutralised in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, according to Kashmir Zone Police. One soldier lost his life during the encounter. According to Chinar Corps, one AK along with grenades, pouches and other war like stores recovered. Search operation underway. The search operation is underway.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Jammu and Kashmir, Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, has appealed to Home Minister Amit Shah to intervene and urged him to provide security to grassroots level leaders of the party after the kidnapping of BJP leader Mehraj Din Malla by terrorists in Baramulla. "Mehraj Din Malla, BJP leader and vice-president of Watergam Municipal Committee in Baramulla has been kidnapped today. I appeal Home Minister to intervene and provide security to grassroots level leaders of the party," said Manzoor Ahmad Bhat. Mehraj Din Malla, BJP leader and Vice President of Municipal Committee (MC) Watergam in Sopore area of Baramulla district was abducted on Wednesday (July 15) morning.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Vice President of Municipal Committee (MC), Mehraj Din Malla was abducted on morning of July 15. He was abducted from Watergam town in Sopore area of Baramulla district. Police have launched a search operation in the area.
Incriminating materials including huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered during Sopore encounter on July 12. While briefing about the encounter, Mohammad Suleman Choudhary, DIG of Baramulla said, "Three terrorists linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba have been killed in intervening night of July 11-12 in an encounter in Sopore. Arms and ammunition which have been seized from them shows that they were planning a big attack. Further investigation is underway".
Days, after a five-year-old was killed in a terror attack in South Kashmir, on Wednesday in another shocking incident in North Kashmir's Sopore a civilian, was... Mid-Day Also reported by •IndiaTimes •Indian Express
Three Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists, including one Pakistani indentified as Usman Bhai, were killed in an encounter with security forces at Reban village of Sopore... IndiaTimes Also reported by •DNA •Indian Express