Three Territorial Army men were mercilessly assaulted by a mob on October 18. "A police party was rushed to the spot and after strenuous efforts, the injured Army men were rescued," a police spokesperson said.
Legislator Javed Rana urged the PDP-BJP government to shun its "policy of selective development" and ensure development of remote areas along the Line of Control (LoC) by using the Border Area Development Programme funds properly.
The homes of two lawyers, two drivers and a government official were among those that were searched. One of the advocates, Mohammad Shafi Reshi, who is affiliated to Hurriyat’s S A S Geelani faction, is the uncle of PDP legislator Yasir Reshi.