IED

2 SOLDIERS INJURED IN IED BLAST NEAR LOC

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: Two army-men were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast at Khanthawala area of LoC in North Kashmir’s Kupwara.

KASHMIR

MAN INJURED IN LOC SHELLING

Raju Singh, Jammu: A man has received injuries during the cross LoC shelling in Rajouri district.

The injured has been identified as Mohammad Mahroof , a resident of Challas village in Keri sector area of Rajouri district.

According to sources , the injured has received splinter injuries after a mortar shell exploded near him and has now been shifted to a hospital for medical aid.

SRI LANKA

18 MORE ARRESTED IN RELATION TO SRI LANKA MASSACRE

ANM News Desk: The Sri Lankan authorities has arrested 18 more suspected to be involved in the massacres on 21st April. 40 suspects have already been detained in connection to the blasts earlier.

ISIS has already claimed responsibility for the attack while there are speculations of the attack being a reply to the Christchurch massacre.

The Sri Lankan bombings have resulted in the death of 359 people while more than 500 were injured.

LOC TRADE

MHA ORDERS SUSPENSION OF LOC TRADE

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: The Ministry of Home affairs has issued orders to suspend LoC trade in Jammu & Kashmir with effect from 19 April. The action has been taken as the Government has been receiving reports of cross LoC trade routes being misused by Pakistan based elements for funneling illegal weapons, narcotics & fake currency etc.

MODI

PAKISTAN ASSURED ACTION AGAINST TERRORISM BUT FAILED: PM MODI

ANM News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed in an interview that India’s fight was against terrorism and not the people of Pakistan. He stated that Pakistan had assured actions against terrorists but failed to do so.

PM Modi took a dig at Congress stating that their defence deals were similar to ‘ATMs’ but under his government, the deals were done at the level of government-to-government pacts to ensure transparency.

TERRORISTS

PAKISTAN DENIES PRESENCE OF TERROR CAMPS

ANM News Desk: Pakistan government officials stated that they had examined the 22 “pin locations” provided by India but found no terrorist camps. They claimed that the 54 detained in relation to the Pulwama attacks had no connection to it, as no details were found following investigations.

The Foreign Office stated that Pakistan is willing to allow visits on request to these locations.

DAWOOD_ENG

INDIA DEMANDS HANDING OVER DAWOOD, SAYEED SALAHUDDIN

ANM News Desk: Indian officials stated that if Pakistan was interested in countering terrorism, they should hand over Dawood Ibrahim, Sayeed Salahuddin and other terrorists who are Indian citizens.

They stated that Pakistan had failed to take noticeable actions against JeM following the dastardly Pulwama attack.

India along with nations all over the world are pressing Pakistan to take action against terrorists harbouring there.

MASOOD AZHAR

CHINA PREVENTS AZHAR’S BLACKLISTING

ANM News Desk: China has yet again blocked the UNSC committee from  blacklisting Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by putting a ‘technical hold’ on the proposal.

The technical hold is valid for up to six months and it can be again extended by up to three months.

China argued that the Pulwama terror attack had taken place in the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir.

China, a permanent member of UNSC had previously prevented the sanctions committee from banning Azhar in 2016 and 2017.

PERVEZ MUSHARRAF_ENG

PAKISTAN PROVIDES INTELLIGENCE TO JEM: PERVEZ MUSHARRAF

ANM News Desk: Former Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf disclosed that the Jaish-e-Mohammad was using Pak’s intelligence to attack India while he was in power.

He stated in a private telephonic conversation that the terrorist outfit had also tried to assassinate him twice in December 2003.

Amid all this, not much action was taken against the Jaish, Pervez Musharraf stated, adding that he had also not insisted.

NAVY CHIEF_ENG

NAVY CHIEF ALERTS OF TERROR ATTACKS FROM SEA

ANM News Desk: Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lamba on Tuesday once again warned about a possibility of a terror attack from the sea, similar to what happened in 26/11.

In January, Hansraj Ahir, the minister of state in the ministry of home affairs, alerted about a similar threat.