Day 3 Post Pulwama Attack : Things To Know

In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack on February 14, here are the things you shoudl know:

        1. The Jammu and Kashmir administration on February 17 issued orders to withdraw security of five separatist leaders, including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, officials said. Besides Mirwaiz, the security cover for Abdul Gani Bhat, Bilal Lone, Hashim Qureshi and Shabir Shah has been withdrawn, they said. However, there is no mention of pro-Pakistan separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani in the order.

        2. A curfew has been imposed in Jammu after widespread incidents of violence after the terror attack. The internet services remain blocked for third day in-a-row. The authorities said that the situation is under control now. The curfew will continue till Sunday evening.
        3. Wreath-laying ceremony of Major Chitresh Singh Bisht from Dehradun, Uttarakhand, who lost his life yesterday while defusing an IED which was planted by terrorists across the LoC in Nowshera sector, Rajouri.

        4. Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has directed the Police to take strict action against those indulging in violence, arson or rumour mongering, irrespective of political and religious affiliations. The Governor asked all political parties to appeal to people to maintain peace and harmony.
        5. Curfew in Jammu continues

      6. Terror financing watchdog FATF to be given dossier to blacklist Pakistan for terror links.

    1. 7. Brain behind attack still in Valley: Intel
    2. Top Jaish-e-Mohammed commander Abdul Rasheed Ghazi suspected to be the brain behind the Pulwama attack

8. The officials said 18 Internal Security (IS) columns of Tiger Division along with air support from White Knight Corps continue to remain deployed in curfew-bound areas including Gujjar Nagar, Janipur, Shahidi Chowk, Talab Khatika,  Sidhra and other sensitive areas.

9.  Fearing attacks on their families putting up at the government quarters in Jammu, the darbar move (non-secretariat) employees’ federation have decided to boycott their official duties from Monday.

State president of the association, Owais Wani told to Greater Kashmir that their families won’t be safe if the male members will leave for their duties in offices.

10. Four Jammu and Kashmir students, studying in Rajasthan, were taken into police custody after they shared post celebrating and glorifying the Pulwama terror attack that martyred 44 security personnel, reported JK Media.

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