Kashmir Divisional commissioner Baseer Khan said that an order has been issued to the Principal/Dean of the Government Medical College seeking a report in two days so that “appropriate action is taken”.
According to the local Meteorological Department, the temperature in Srinagar was recorded at -0.7 degrees Celsius on Thursday night. Suraya Begum delivered a girl around 8.30 pm. The baby died soon after birth.
On Tuesday, the corporator and the mayor addressed press conferences in Srinagar, levelling allegations against each other. Mattu said that he and other corporaters had written to Governor Satya Pal Malik demanding disqualification of the corporator.
According to a spokesperson of the Army’s 15 Corps, “intruders attempted to move by exploiting the thick jungles close to LoC and were assisted by heavy covering fire of high calibre weapons such as mortars and rocket launchers from the Pakistani posts”.
This is the second incident after September, when a Special Police Officer (SPO) of JK Police posted with PDP MLA from south Kashmir fled with seven weapons and one pistol of his colleagues from the post guarding the residence of MLA in Srinagar.