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Recently a Belgian arms manufacturer walked out of a deal to supply arms to India’s army amid concerns that the weapons would be used in Jammu and Kashmir. German arms manufacturer Heckler and Koch, whose MP5 submachine guns have been part of the armoury of the National Security Guards (NSG) and Marine Commando (Marcos) units, has withdrawn from the Indian market saying it lacked approval from the German government, Telegraph India reported. Germany’s small arms…

Srinagar: In yet another case of sudden death, an armed forces personnel died of cardiac arrest at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura Srinagar on Monday. Official sources said that a 50-year-old forces personnel belonging to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who was undergoing treatment at SKIMS, died after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest on Monday morning. Officials have identified the deceased as Sudhir Partihar of C-coy 86 Battalion CRPF Budgam. Pertinently, from…

Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Sub Inspector was killed on Wednesday after a shed collapsed at former legislator’s house in Hazratbal area of Srinagar. Officials told news agency KNO that a CRPF Sub Inspector identified as H C Murmu of 115 battalion was injured after a shed collapsed due to snowfall at former Hazratbal legislator Syed M Akhoon’s residence. They said the CRPF officer deployed at Akhoon’s residence was immediately taken to Sub…

Poonch: An armed forces personnel on Sunday sustained grievous injuries after he shot himself with his service rifle in Poonch district. Official sources said that Constable PK Dass of 168 BN BSF of Uchad Arefa of Mendhar shot himself with his service rifle resulting in serious injuries to him. He was later shifted to Government Sub District hospital Mendhar, where his condition is stated to be serious. BMO Mendhar Dr Parvaiz Ahmed Khan told news…

Amritsar: In yet another incident of leaking the defense information to outside countries, a border security force (BSF) constable was caught exchanging vital information with his “female handlers” operating from Pakistan for the past almost five months. A resident of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, the BSF personnel whose identity was not disclosed by the authorities was posted at BSF’s headquarters at Khasa in Amritsar since August 2019 and was allegedly in touch with a “female Pakistan Intelligence…

Poonch: An armed forces personnel was found dead on the Line of Control in Poonch district with “bullet marks on his body” on Sunday. An official said that the armed forces personnel was deployed on a forward location on the Line of Control in KG Sector of Poonch. He said that some gunshots were heard in the area and later his body was found lying in a pool of blood. The official identified the deceased…