Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated Police Premier League (PPL) T-20 cricket tournament in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar. Director General of Police (DGP) of J-K, Dilbag Singh was also present in the event. 16 teams from Srinagar are participating in the tournament. "16 teams from Srinagar are participating in it. We want youth and children to have some relaxed and healthy moments," DGP said.
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that he was not against the operations being carried out by security forces in the valley but against the loss of innocent lives during those operations. "The Army has agreed that the three persons who were killed in Shopian were killed by mistake and the government should provide a huge compensation in this case," Abdullah said. Yesterday, Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane had said that the investigation into the Amshipora case will be conducted with utmost fairness and will be taken to their logical conclusion. Meanwhile, the Army said that the inquiry ordered by the Army authorites into Operation Amshipora has concluded adding that during the operation, powers vested under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) 1990 were exceeded.
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Three unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla. The gunfight also left three security forces personnel, including an Army officer, injured. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Yedipora in Baramulla's Pattan. The operation was launched following specific information about presence of terrorists. The search operation turned into encounter after terrorists fired upon search party. Huge cache of arms and ammunitions were recovered from the terrorists' possession. Police said that an Army officer sustained injuries during the initial exchange of firing. The injured Army officer is undergoing treatment and his condition is said to be stable. As gunbattle raged, two special police officers also sustained injuries, police added. The injured cops were evacuated to a local hospital for treatment.
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At least three terrorists were eliminated in an encounter at Pattan in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on September 04.The security forces have recovered huge cache of arms and ammunitions from the possession of the terrorists. Lethal guns with live cartridges were also recovered. The operation was launched by security forces on September 04. Further details are awaited.
Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, on September 17 informed that three terrorists were gunned down by the security forces in the Batamaloo encounter which also saw a civilian..