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Police arrested Four OGWs of Hizbul Mujahideen in Shopain including a Cop and a Bank Employee……..

Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested four over-ground workers of the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfit in south Kashmir’s Shopian district who they said were involved in an attack on a Special Police officer last month.

The accused include a police constable, a bank employee and a private school teacher

“Pursuing the investigation of case FIR number 138/2017 under section 307 RPC, 7/27 Arms Act and 16 ULA (P) Act of Police Station Shopian  of attack on SPO Khurshid  Ahmed in Imamsahab on 11th of June 2017, Shopian police has arrested four individuals for their involvement in providing logistic support and participation in the furthering the said criminal act,” said a police spokesman.

“During the course of investigation, it has [been] revealed that the said attack was carried out by HM outfit based in Shopian.”

“One Nazim Nazir Dar on the direction of other HM militants namely Saddam Padder and Irfan Abdullah Ganie, both residents of Heff carried the attack,” he said.

The spokesman said that four over-ground workers provided logistical support to the militant group.

The accused were identified as Amir Mohidin, resident of Heff, working  as RE in a bank Chitragam; Constable Towseef Ahmad of Chakoora, Basharat Yusuf Mir resident of Litter, working as private teacher and Iftikar Rather @Jamshed resident of Awneera.

“After sustained questioning, they were arrested and are being investigated for their roles,” said the spokesman.

“Investigation so far conducted has revealed their complicity in entering into criminal conspiracy for carrying future attacks at the behest of this group for targeting some more policemen and civilians.”

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Accident of Amarnath Yatra Bus in Banihal 11 killed, 35 injured…………

Eleven Amarnath pilgrims were killed and 35 injured after a bus they were travelling on met with an accident and fell into a gorge on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Banihal on Sunday, police said.

An official said that a bus carrying yatris was heading towards Srinagar when it met with an accident after a tyre burst at Nachilana onthe highway.

More details awaited.

Cop Arrested in Amarnath attack case…….

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Monday’s Amarnath Yatra attack has arrested a local policeman on suspicion of aiding the strike.

Claiming a major breakthrough in cracking the attack, the SIT is also questioning a ruling PDP legislator in connection with the case

“The SIT is questioning a ruling PDP legislator since the arrested policeman, identified as Touseef Ahmad of state security wing, was posted on the legislator’s personal security,” police sources said.

The policeman belonging to Pulwama district was picked up on Thursday by the SIT following a phone intercept.

“The police are trying to ascertain as to who provided the details about the movement of the vehicle during the Yatra,” the sources said.

So far, around 20 persons have been detained for questioning by the police in connection with the investigations into the attack. IANS

Amarnath Yatra Bus Attack: Woman Pilgrim Succumbs to her injuries………

A woman devotee, injured in the deadly attack on Amarnath pilgrims, succumbed at a Srinagar hospital late last night .

Lalita, 47, succumbed to injuries at the SKIMS Hospital here, a police official said.
With this, the death toll in the 10 July attack has climbed to 8.

On July 10 Seven Amarnath pilgrims, including five women, were killed and 15 injured when a bus carrying at least 56 passengers was attacked at  Anantnag, on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.

18 Bn CRPF attack by Grenade at Kulgam……..

Suspected militants hurled a grenade on a patrolling party of 18 Bn CRPF in Laroo area of Kulgam district today afternoon , Reports said .

Assistant Sub Inspector of 18 Bn CRPF Rajinder Singh got injured in the grenade blast.

Some reports said that grenade thrower was apprehended by the CRPF Personnel.

Tral Encounter Update: Three Jaish-e-Mohammad Militants killed in gunfight, Encounter Over………..

 Jaish-e-Mohammed Saturday said three militants killed by forces in Tral belonged to its outfit and claimed their “mission” would be taken to the logical end.

Spokesperson of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, Mohammad Hassan Shah, in a statement to The Kashmir Monitor said three militants belonged to its outfit were killed by forces at Satoora in Tral area of Pulwama district.

“Two of them were local militants and third one was Hassan Bhai,” the spokesperson said.
Mohammad Hassan Shah, claimed that the slain militants caused “huge damage” to the forces.