Continuing its efforts to provide a comeback chance to the misguided youth of Kashmir, Indian Army on October 16 successfully persuaded Jahangir Ah Bhat, a 31-year-old shopkeeper gone rogue after missing from Chadoora town, to surrender in Budgam. He was apprehended with one AK rifle. Chinar Corps of the Indian Army executed the dramatic operation in which they persuaded him to surrender. Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar said, "Special Police Officer Altaf Hassan Bhat, posted in Budgam, had decamped with two AK-47 rifles and three magazines, two days back along with his friend Jahangir Bhat. Area was cordoned by security forces and firing had ensued. SPO managed to escape, Jahangir was nabbed."
One terrorist has been eliminated by security forces during an encounter in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter started when terrorists fired at a search party that had launched a cordon and search operation after input about presence of terrorists in the area. Security forces then fired back killing one terrorist. An AK rifle has also been recovered from the encounter spot. Seven terrorists have been killed in the valley in the past week. Watch the video for more details.
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One terrorist was eliminated and one AK rifle was recovered in an ongoing encounter between security forces and terrorists in the Larnoo area of Anantnag district on October 17. The joint operation is in progress. Further details are awaited.
Heavy downpour lashed several parts of Maharashtra. Waterlogging was witnessed in many areas of Mumbai. Flood-like situation occurred near Sion police station and King's Circle in Mumbai. Normal life was also thrown out of gear after torrential rains hit Pune. Several low-lying areas reported water logging and power outage. The central fire brigade said that water entered houses in Hadapsar, Kondhwa, Aundh, Bhavani Peth and Nana Peth areas resulting in fire brigade being pressed into service. A major rescue operation was also carried out in Pune’s Indapur area. A man was washed away by a strong stream triggered due to heavy rains. Locals rescued the man with the help of a JCB. Watch the full video for more.
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Here is good news for all the book lovers in the Valley. The Jammu and Kashmir government has reopened libraries for students and bibliophiles. The libraries were shut since COVID-induced lockdown. The government took this decision to provide study material to students as online classes have its demerits. Students applauded the decision of the government.
Two terrorists were killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kulgam's Chingam area. The operation was launched following specific inputs about presence of terrorists. The joint operation was launched by security forces and Jammu and Kashmir police. Police said that the search operation turned into encounter after terrorists fired upon forces. One M4 rifle and a pistol have been recovered from encounter site, police added. Police further said that the identity and group affiliation of slain terrorists were being ascertained. On October 7, three terrorists were killed in an encounter in Shopian's Sugan Zainapora. In a similar incident, two terrorists were killed in Awantipora's Sambora on September 27.
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At least two unidentified terrorists killed in encounter between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter took place at Chingam area of Kulgam district. Joint operation of security forces has been concluded. "One M4 rifle and a pistol have been recovered," informed Defence Public Relation Officer (PRO).