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Indian army, police intensify night patrolling in Baramulla

Srinagar, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Indian Army and police have intensified night patrolling in Baramulla district in the aftermath of recent attacks, which killed a sarpanch and injured a woman.

The patrolling by the personnel of Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group (SOG) of police is more intense in Sopore, local residents told media men.

Bomai, Seelu, Gooripora, Arampora, Chinkipora, Warpora, Chankhan, Hardshiva, Model Town, and other localities of the town were under constant surveillance of the Indian forces.

Night patrolling is also conducted in Rafiabad, Kandi, Pattan, Sangrama, and Narwaw areas of the district.

Ghulam Hassan, a resident of Rafiabad in a media interview said that the army and police had started night patrolling in the villages after the recent attacks on Panchayat members. “Police and paramilitary troopers are also seen in the villages during the night hours,” Hassan said.

He said that they avoided going outside after evening and preferred to remain indoors because of stepped-up patrolling by Indian army and police.

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