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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Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has organized a fitness camp for sportspersons in Srinagar. The camp has been organized in the amid COVID-19 pandemic with precautions, to get sportspersons back in shape. CRPF has provided basic facilities and infrastructure for the camp. The 21-day camp has been organized with collaboration of an NGO 'Sunrise in Kashmir'. "Due to COVID-19 pandemic we all were staying at home and didn't have any platform for practice. The indoor stadium has also been transfer into COVID facility. We didn't have any equipment to practice, the camp is beneficial for ours physical and mental fitness too," said Munaza Gazi, a Wushu player. "CRPF's Srinagar sector has helped us a lot. We didn't have resources to organize the camp. So they helped us in every possible way," said Afreen Hyder, member of 'Sunrise in Kashmir' NGO. CRPF aims to channelize youth towards sports in the Valley.
The mortal remains of slain soldier CRPF Assistant Sub Inspector Naresh Umrao Badole brought to his residence in Nagpur on September 25. Badole sustained severe injuries in terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam on September 24. Terrorists attacked a CRPF party in Kaisermulla area at Chadoora.
A huge crowd had gathered to pay respects to Sepoy Prashant Sharma, who was martyred in an encounter in Pulwama on Saturday. The braveheart’s mortal remains were brought to his native village in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. A guard of honour was given to the martyr and people from the area had also gathered to pay tribute to the martyr. Sepoy Prashant Sharma was injured during the gunfight in Pulwama and had later succumbed to his injuries. Three terrorists had also been eliminated during the gunfight on Saturday. The Uttar Pradesh government has announced ex-gratia of 50 lakh rupees to the family of the braveheart. Additionally, a government job will also be provided to a family member of the martyr. UP government is also considering naming a road in Muzaffarnagar after Sepoy Prashant Sharma. The 23-year-old had joined the 26 Mechanised Infantry Battalion of the Indian Army in 2016 and was serving with 50 Rashtriya Rifles Battalion when he made the supreme sacrifice. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Brigadier Ajay Katoch of Indian Army's Rashtriya Rifles appealed misguided youth who recently joined terrorism to come back to mainstream in Jammu and Kashmir. "I would like to appeal that youth who have joined terrorism recently, should surrender. We will provide all kinds of assistance in their surrender and also in leading and living a normal life thereafter," said Brigadier Ajay Katoch
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on August 27 met 5 trainee IPS officers of 72 Rashtriya Rifles. He interacted with the officers in the meeting. CM Soren extended his best wishes to the young trainee IPS officers