Intrusion inputs keep Army on toes

Schools in Samba closed as precautionary measure; Pak targets Poonch again Following intelligence inputs of possible infiltration by a group of heavily armed Pakistani militants from across the international border in theSamba sector, the Army has been put on high alert in the garrison town on the Jammu-Pathankot national highway. As a precautionary measure to pre-empt a possible terror strike, the Army today closed a Kendriya Vidyalaya and an Army school in Samba, said a top Army source. Searches were still on and they were on high alert, he said.…

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Curfew Imposed in Samba Over Alleged Communal Clashes

Curfew was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district late on Thursday following communal clashes, authorities said today. “Curfew was imposed in Samba district after violence erupted there following alleged religious sacrilege by members of one community,” a police official told IANS in Jammu. Violent clashes erupted yesterday evening at Raya Morh area in Samba district where protesters torched the vehicle of the district magistrate and smashed other vehicles on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. Several policemen and protesters were injured in the clashes. Army was called during the night to install…

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