As Jhelum starts swelling flood alarm sounded in Srinagar; Section of Jammu-Srinagar NH washed away after flashfloods, landslides

As Jhelum starts swelling flood alarm sounded in Srinagar; Section of Jammu-Srinagar NH washed away after flashfloods, landslides

Authorities on Wednesday sounded a flood alarm in Srinagar after the water level in Jhelum breached 16-ft mark at Ram Munshibagh here. Quoting an official of Irrigation and Flood Control department Kashmir, news agency GNS reported that the river Jhelum was flowing at 16.21-ft at Ram Munshibagh, 0.21-ft above the alarm level of 16-ft and 1.69-ft below flood level of 18-ft. “The habitation residing along the River Jhelum in south and central Kashmir are requested to remain vigilant,” he said. While Jhelum was flowing at its lowest ebb in several…

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Harbouring Militants: Five residential houses sealed in Srinagar for sheltering militants

Harbouring Militants - Five residential houses sealed in Srinagar for sheltering militants

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday attached five houses after the owners were found to be harbouring terrorists, the Srinagar Police said. “Five (5) houses attached as per section 2(g) & 25 of UAP Act for being used for purpose of terrorism. It was also clearly found that such harbouring was wilful, repetitive & without any coercion. Many attacks on civilians & security forces were planned from these houses,” the Srinagar Police said in a statement. While two houses have been attached in jurisdiction of Parimpora police station, one…

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