Amid targeted killings in Jammu and Kashmir, government orders installation of CCTV cameras in markets
Amid back-to-back attacks and targeted killings in Jammu and Kashmir, the government has ordered the installation of CCTV cameras in markets. The order was issued by Deputy Commissioner Doda under Section 144 of the CrPC. According to the planning, the CCTVs must be installed within 14 days. Additionally, other districts will also be issuing ordinances soon.
J&K Govt orders the installation of CCTV cameras in the markets:
Terrorist attacks at J&K
Recently, a terrorist attack was carried out by Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist group in Shopian district and Srinagar, according to security forces, while another attack was carried out in Pulwama by Al-Badr, informed sources. Another attack on migrant workers in Pulwama, south Kashmir, was the second in two days and the fourth in a fortnight. In Monday’s attack in Lajoora village, those targeted were identified as Patlashwar Kumar and Jakku Choudhary, both Bihar residents. Both are hospitalized and in stable condition.
On the same day, officials said, terrorists shot and injured a Kashmiri Pandit trader in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir. After receiving immediate medical assistance, the person was referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment. The victim, identified as Sonu Kumar Balijee from Chotigam village in Shopian, sustained hand and leg injuries. He was taken to an army hospital in Srinagar, where doctors said his condition was stable.
On the other hand, two terrorists were killed on Wednesday during a clash with security forces in the Tral region of Awantipora in the valley region. According to Jammu and Kashmir Police, the two terrorists have been involved in several terrorist crimes in Srinagar city including the recent murder of Sarpanch (Sameer Ahmad) in Khanmoh, Srinagar, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said.
A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist was arrested by security forces in Baramulla district, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Identified as Mohammad Iqbal, from Beerwah Budgam, the terrorist was carrying weapons and ammunition at the time of his arrest, as revealed by security forces. Among the weapons and ammunition recovered from the arrested terrorist are a Chinese pistol and five 9mm cartridges. In addition, a magazine was recovered.