The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus worldwide has exceeded 372,000, over 16,000 have died, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) situation report.
Giving details of Wednesday's incident, the CRPF Special DG Jammu and Kashmir, Zulfikar Hassan, said a special a check post was set up near Narbal following the intelligence about the possible movement of militants.
Lawyers say most of the people charged under the PSA have been detained on grounds of “likely to disturb public order,” in accordance with Section 3 of the Act, which has been described by the Amnesty International as a “lawless law”.
Asrar, a Class 11 student of Illah-i-Bagh locality in Srinagar, was injured on August 6 during a protest rally, a day after New Delhi abrogated the special status of J&K and bifurcated it into two union territories.
Outside the shuttered shops, people squat on the ground and discuss the volatile situation in the Valley. They are petrified of the possibility of a war as they often have to bear the brunt of cross-border firing and shelling between Indian and Pakistani armies.