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Man electrocuted to death in Poonch

Man electrocuted to death in Poonch

Poonch: A 35-year-old man died of electrocution in Surankote of Poonch district on Saturday late evening. Reports said that the person identified as Abdul Khaliq son of Wazir Mohammad hailing from Sinai Upper of Surankote came in contact with a general live wire, resulting into his instant death. Reports, quoting witnesses said that, Khaliq was […]

School warden drowns as river overflows amid heavy rains in Mendhar

School warden drowns as river overflows amid heavy rains in Mendhar

Poonch: A school warden was swept away by overflowing water of a river in Mendhar area of Poonch district after heavy rains, officials said on Friday. They said Ansar Fatima wife of Master Mohammad Farooq of Souyian Dhargloon drowned when she along with her 10-year-old daughter were crossing a river called as Suyian Nalla at […]

J&K admin forms committees to review work on Katra-Banihal railway line

J&K admin forms committees to review work on Katra-Banihal railway line

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has formed two district level committees to review the work on construction of Katra-Banihal section of the prestigious rail project that will connect the Valley to the rest of the country, officials said Thursday. “Sanction is hereby accorded to the constitution of following committees to review the progress of work […]

Three suspected drug smugglers arrested in Kathua

Three suspected drug smugglers arrested in Kathua

Jammu: Three suspected drug smugglers were arrested and around 57 kg poppy was seized in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district on Tuesday, officials said. A police team intercepted a car at Rajbagh area in the district and seized 5 kg of the contraband, they said. Two smugglers — Gurcharan Singh and Sunil Kumar — travelling […]

India, Pak armies exchange fire along LoC in Poonch 

India, Pak armies exchange fire along LoC in Poonch 

Poonch: India and Pakistan armies exchanged fire in Poonch district on Tuesday. Reports said that around 12:20 pm Pakistan army restored to firing with small arms in Krishna Ghati sector in Poonch district  They said that after a brief lull Pakistan army used mortar shells along LoC in Krishna Ghati, Mankote and Mendhar sector. A senior official […]