Road Accident

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Minibus Accident In J&K’s Poonch Claims Lives Of 11, Leaves 25 Others Injured

In Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, in a minibus accident in Sawjian area, as many as 11 persons were killed and 25 other were left injured. Mandi Tehsildar Shehzad Latif said that the injured have been rushed to a hospital for treatment. Reportedly, the accident occurred when the minibus was travelling from Mandi to Sawjian. Also, the Indian Army is engaged in a rescue operation. 

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: J&K, Poonch, Sawjian, Minibus Accident, Mandi

Courtesy: ANI

Jammu Flash Floods

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Flash Floods Ravage Poonch In J&K, Takes 1 Life, Damages Property Worth Millions Of Rupees

Flash flood struck Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch area, washing away one person, and property worth millions of rupees were damaged on August 1. Two persons were trapped behind earth-moving machinery, where one was saved, the other was swept away. "Dozens of vehicles including cars, three-wheelers, and two-wheelers were damaged in addition to many residential houses in this incident," authorities stated, adding that "precise details of the… read-more

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 02:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, flash floods, Poonch, Death, Property Damage

Land Mine

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Security Forces Detect & Defuse Anti-Tank Mine In J&K's Samba District

In J&K's Samba district, an anti-tank mine was detected near the Bandh Tip area, on July 29. Reportedly, the mine found buried under the ground. Upon the mine's detection, Bomb Disposal Squads (BDS) immediately commenced an operation, and defused it. Earlier in January, in J&K's Poonch district, over 200 detonators were identified and destroyed by security forces.

Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - 01:11 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Anti-Tank Mine, Land Mine, J&K, Poonch, Samba

Courtesy: ANI

Poonch Open Fire

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Police Open Fire At 'Peaceful' Protestors In PoK's Poonch: Pakistan

In the Poonch area of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), police opened fire at peaceful protestors, on July 21. Several protestors were injured, and the death toll has not been revealed. As per sources, at least 65 arrested have been made, and 30 people have been booked under anti-terror laws. The protest broke out to revolt against high inflation and denial of basic human rights by Pakistan authorities, reported ANI

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 12:43 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Human Rights, Open fire, Pakistan, Poonch, PoK

Courtesy: ANI

Metal Detector

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Accidental Grenade Blast Kills 2 Army Personnel In J&K's Poonch

In Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch, an accidental grenade blast has claimed the lives of two Army personnel along the LoC. An Army officer and a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO), who were injured in the blast, succumbed to their injuries during treatment. Meanwhile, all the injured soldiers beete evacuated to Udhampur, using a helicopter. Further details on the matter is awaited.

Mon, 18 Jul 2022 - 12:10 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: J&K, Poonch, Grenade Blast, Accidental Grenade Blast, LOC

Courtesy: ANI

Gun Shot

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ITBP Officer Shoots Himself With Service Weapon In J&K's Poonch

In J&K's Poonch district, an ITBP officer shot himself dead with his service weapon, while on duty. Reportedly, the incident occurred at Mini-Secretariat in Poonch Town, and Prem Chand was posted as Assistant Sub-Inspector of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP). Immediately after the incident, Chand was rushed to a hospital, where he was declared brought dead. Further details on the matter is awaited.

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 12:08 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: J&K, Poonch, Suicide, ITBP, Shot Dead


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Clinics In Poonch District Sealed For Irregularities, Non-Registration: J&K

In Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, ten unregistered clinics were sealed by UT health department officials, on July 3.  A team led by block medical officer, Mendhar, Parvaiz Ahmad Khan sealed six private dental clinics, three private laboratories and one X-Ray clinic, for various legality violations, including registration. Furthermore, the officials said, the drive will continue and any clinic found with violations, and non-registered,… read-more

Sun, 03 Jul 2022 - 06:27 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Irregularity, Poonch, Clinics Sealed, health department, Violation


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Jammu Cop Arrested For Demanding & Accepting Bribe

In Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, a Station House Officer (SHO) of Loran police station, was arrested for accepting bribe from a complainant. Reportedly, SHO Ved Prakash accepted a bribe amount of Rs 10,000 from a complainant in a land dispute. Prakash, who is a resident of Haripur village of R S Tehsil was caught red-handed while demanding and accepting the bribe, after which, a case was registered against him.

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 09:01 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: J&K, Poonch, Bribe, land dispute, Police Arrested

One drug peddler arrested

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1 Drug Peddler Held With 1.9 Kg Of Marijuana: Jammu & Kashmir

The Mendhar police have arrested one drug peddler named Kamlesh Kumar, carrying 1.9 kg of marijuana from the Mendhar area in Jammu & Kashmir. The team was led by PSI Prince Jasrotia and SHO Mendhar Inspector Manzoor Kohli. Meanwhile, an FIR was registered and an investigation has begun. Furthermore, the people of the Poonch district praised the police for busting drug rackets in the region.

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 - 01:35 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Mendhar police, Drugs, Manzoor Kohli, FIR, Poonch

Courtesy: India Today

Indian Army

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Indian Army Held A Free COVID-19 Vaccination Camp In Poonch, J&K

Indian Army held a medical and COVID-19 vaccination camp at Mankot, Poonch district, Mendher on November 13. The free health care check-up camp attracted a considerable number of individuals, with patients receiving free medications as well. The Indian Army was praised by locals of the far-flung border zone for the medical camp. Sarfaraz Ahmed, a local stated, "I thank Indian Army's Mendher Gunners for providing free medical facilities to the… read-more

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 - 12:02 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Indian Army, Jammu and Kashmir, Medical Camps, Covid Vaccination, Poonch

Courtesy: ANI