Indian security personnel stand guard along a deserted street during restrictions in Kashmir. File photo/Reuters
Thousands of people have been detained in Indian Kashmir over fears of unrest since New Delhi stripped the restive region of its autonomy two weeks ago, government sources told the media.
A magistrate speaking to the media on condition of anonymity said at least 4,000 people were arrested and held under the Public Safety Act (PSA), a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without charge or trial.
"Most of them were flown out of Kashmir because prisons here have run out of capacity," the magistrate said, adding that he had used a satellite phone allocated to him to collate the figures from colleagues across the Himalayan territory amid a communications blackout imposed by authorities.
Police sources said two masked militants in a car attacked a joint party of local police and the CRPF in K.P.Road area of Anantnag.
“We have reliable intelligence that between April 16 and 20, India may carry out an attack against Pakistan,” disclosed the foreign minister at a news conference on Sunday.
The militants opened fire on Gul Mohammad Mir, who belonged to a local unit of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), at his house in south Kashmir on Saturday night.
His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, on Sunday, visited Thumbay Medicity, in the Emirate, and the newly opened Thumbay University Hospital, the latest academic hospital in the region. He was received by founder president of Thumbay Group Dr. Thumbay Moideen and vice-president of Thumbay Group Healthcare Division Akbar Moideen Thumbay.
The UAE has stepped up measures and shall continually seek ways to keep any fraud at bay and not seep into sectors and industries.
The Sharjah Criminal Court has adjourned a case in which five Asians were charged with killing another by hitting him with a sharp tool.
Tenants of Duja Tower, which caught fire on Thursday, began moving back to their respective apartments on Saturday evening after Nasser Lootah Real Estate, the management company of the Tower, opened all apartments deemed habitable by the Dubai Civil Defence, within 36 hours.