Amid rise in COVID-19 cases and Omicron concern, 12 employees of Municipal Council in Kashmir's Sopore have tested positive, following which they have been asked to self-isolate. Officials said that the preventive measures were being taken by the authorities even as rest of the employees have been asked to go for testing. Notably, 184 persons were tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 48 hours in Sopore town of Kashmir.
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Pictures of the Indian Army helping a woman and her newborn reach home in heavy snowfall in Sopore has gone viral. The army personnel carried the mother and her newborn from the hospital in Pazalpora to her home in Duniwar on a stretcher. The soldiers carried them for over 3.5 km in knee-deep snow as the roads were choked after heavy snowfall. The picture has been shared and applauded widely on the social media.
On August 12, militants attacked security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Sopore area. As per reports, a couple of rounds of fire were shot at the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir Police at Hygam area in Baramulla district. No casualties were reported. However, "one army jawan has sustained injures and is being treated," said a senior police officer.
Courtesy: India Today