Red alert in Mendhar, Anantnag; Army issues warning of possible terror attacks -
Red alert in Mendhar, Anantnag; Army issues warning of possible terror attacks
Posted 13 May 2017 01:58 PM


The Indian Army issued ‘red alert’ in Mendhar area of Poonch district and Anantnag and have issued a warning of possible terror attacks in the locations surrounding the area. The warning was issued by Intel agencies. As per the Intel agencies, the attacks can happen in crowded areas. The red alert was issued after Pakistan’s shelling in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district. Indian Army also issued red alert in Anantnag when a doctor’s car went missing from outside his hospital.

In other reports, a group of terrorists launched an attack on an Army patrol in Kashmir’s Pulwama district and the Army has placed the village under cordon. The incident was reported in Tral’s Seer area.

Earlier in the day, Pakistan again violated ceasefire and opened fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district of the state. Two people were killed in the ceasefire violations and three people were reportedly injured. The ceasefire violation took place around 7 AM. According to the reports, According to reports, a father-daughter duo was killed on the spot after the shell hit their house in Jhanghar area of Nowshera. Pakistan began the ‘unprovoked’ mortar shelling in Kalsia village of Nowshera sector around 7 am on Saturday.

This is the second attack by terrorists after a few terrorists opened fire in Pulwama. These two incidents have come after three Indian Army personnel lost their lives after the terrorists attacked an Army camp in Pangzam area of Kupwara district on Thursday. Earlier on Friday, two militants opened fire after entering the Jammu and Kashmir Bank, in Mehandi Kadal in Anantnag.

On Tuesday, 22-year-old Army officer Ummer fayaz Parry was found with multiple bullet wounds in head and abdomen in Shopian district of south Kashmir. Fayaz had reportedly gone to attend his cousin’s wedding in his village in Shopian. He was abducted from his home and was killed by a group of terrorists who belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizbul terror outfits.

Stone pelting was also reported at the funeral of martyr Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz. It was earlier reported that the locals pelted stones at the people who had gathered to pay their last respect to the martyr in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, it was later reported that stones were pelted after the gun of an Army man went off accidentally, triggering panic among the mourners.

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