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Bandipora: Two persons were injured after a load carrier they were travelling in plunged into a river Jhelum near Hajin in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday. Reports reaching news agency GNS said that a Bandipora -bound tata mobile (JK15A 5193) met with an accident after the driver purportedly lost control over the vehicle near Prang area of Hajin. The injured have been identified as Showkat Ahmad Garoo, son of Abdul Raheem Garoo, a resident…

Bandipora: A-60-old man, who was working in a rice mill, was killed on Monday after he got trapped in a rice mill machine in Shahgund area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. An official told news agency KNO that the man, identified as Abdul Majeed Dar son of Abdul Kareem Dar, a resident of Shahgund got trapped in the machine while working. He said that Dar was immediately shifted to community health center (CHC) Hajin, where…

Bandipora: Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed to have arrested a man for burglary in Bandipora district of north Kashmir and recovered stolen property from his possession. In a statement, police said: “Police Station Sumbal received a written complaint from one individual namely Mohmad Lateef Mir, son of Ghulam Mohmad Mir, a resident of Trigam Sumbal stating therein that during the intervening night of 09/10 January 2020, some unknown burglars looted his Kiryana shop…

Bandipora: An 18-month-old boy died on Monday after drowning into a canal in Sodhnara Hajin area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. His body was later fished out by locals and taken to Community Health Centre(CHC) Hajin where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival, a local news agency KNT reported. Health officials have identified the deceased as Faizan Ahmad Ganaie, son of Ashiq Ahmad Ganaie, a resident of  Sodhnara Hajin. Free Press Kashmir is…

Bandipora: A residential house and a cowshed were completely gutted while three other houses suffered partial damage in a massive blaze that broke out in Kuloosa area of Bandipora district late Sunday night. An official told the news agency KNO that the fire broke out during the intervening night of Sunday-Monday in one of the residential houses and later engulfed cowshed and other nearby houses. He said that during the blaze a residential house belonging…

Bandipora: Massive fire broke out in tehsil office in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Saturday evening. An official said that fire broke out in one of the rooms of the tehsil office Bandipora and later engulfed the entire building. He said that the fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flames. “The cause of the fire is yet to be known,” he said. Free Press Kashmir is now on Telegram. Click here…

People have been fleeing and moving to ‘safer locations’ Srinagar: Six persons including four civilians were killed in north Kashmir’s Uri after armies of India and Pakistan exchanged heavy gunfire, officials said on Friday. Reports said said that two Army men and four civilians including a woman were killed during the heavy exchange of fire in Uri area of Baramulllah district. Reports said soon the noise of explosions spread in the area, and panic gripped,…

Sumbal: A Government School Headmaster, one of the accused in a rice scandal who was “evading” arrest, has been arrested by police in Sumbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Pertinently, 61 bags of rice meant for mid-day meals at Middle School Sumbal were recovered from a Tata-Mobile vehicle by Sumbal police on the premises of Middle School. The rice meant for mid-day meals “was transferred from school illegally and the attempt was thwarted by…