Territorial Army jawan goes missing in J&K, his burnt vehicle found
Monday, 3 August 2020 A Territorial Army jawan has gone missing and his vehicle was found burnt in Kulgam district of J&K. The officials suspect that he might have been kidnapped by militants. A vehicle registered in the name of Muzzaffar Manzoor, a resident of Shopian district, was set ablaze by unknown persons at Rambhama area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district late Sunday night.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement on Saturday, August 15. Dhoni, former Indian captain, has led India to various great victories under his captaincy. Dhoni has also served with the Indian Army in Kashmir as an honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army unit of the Parachute Regiment (106 Para TA battalion). Dhoni fulfilled his patrolling duties for about 15 days in Kashmir in 2019. Dhoni served as part of Victor Force and undertook guard & post duty too. Dhoni was awarded the honor by the Indian Army in 2011. The former Indian captain is also a qualified paratrooper. Dhoni completed five parachute training jumps in 2015 from Indian Army aircraft. Dhoni had last played for India in an international match in the semi-final loss to New Zealand in 2019. Dhoni had announced his retirement from Test cricket in 2014. Dhoni announced his retirement through a social media post. “Thanks a lot for ur love and support throughout. from 1929 hrs consider me as Retired,” the caption read.
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Search operation is underway in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Security forces conducted search operation in Marhama Sangam area after terrorists fired upon them. Security of locals is being ensured during the operation. Further information is awaited.
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and sarpanch was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. Sajad Ahmad Khanday was shot near his home in south Kashmir's Kulgam. Police said that the incident took place on Thursday. Terrorists fired at Khanday from close range at Vessu in Qazigund area. Khanday was rushed to a hospital in nearby Anantnag district where he was declared brought dead by doctors. The incident comes less than 48 hours after a BJP-affiliated panchayat member was shot at in Kulgam district. On Tuesday, terrorists had fired upon sarpanch Arif Ahmad Khan at Akhran Village. He had sustained an injury to his neck, the police had said. Khan is currently recovering from his injuries in hospital.
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Terrorists fired upon sarpanch Sajad Ahmad Khanday outside his residence in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. Sajad Ahmad Khanday succumbed to injuries. Earlier, he was taken to the hospital for medical treatment where he was declared dead. The incident took place in Vessu Village of Kulgam district on August 06. Further details are awaited.
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and former chief minister of JandK, Farooq Abdullah on September 19 demanded discussion of the Amshipora case, wherein three Rajouri locals were killed by the Indian Army, in the lower house. Abdullah further said that we are happy that the army has accepted that the boys who were killed in Shopian district were innocent. "We are not against any operation carried out by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, but we are against the killing of innocent lives during the operations. We will raise this topic in the Lok Sabha today," he added.
Locals are lauding the construction of a healthcare centre in Gatipora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. The construction of new Primary Health Centre has been the latest to join the fleet of initiatives by the Union Territory government in JandK. The new type PHC will be equipped with all modern medical care facilities. This healthcare centre will be a boon for the locals Gatipora as they had to travel to Srinagar for medical treatments. More than 25,000 people in 24 villages will benefit once the construction of this hospital completes.
Three terrorists were killed on Saturday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter broke out at Zadoora area of Pulwama district. A soldier succumbed to his injuries during the gunbattle. Police said that the gunfight started at around 1am on Saturday. The Army and police personnel jointly launched the operation. One AK and two pistols have been recovered from the terrorists' possession. On Friday, three terrorists were killed in an encounter in Shopian district. Till Friday, six terrorists were killed in the Valley in less than 24 hours.
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