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Major News and Events of 16 September 2017

What Happened on 16 September 2017


Two militants killed as security forces foil infiltration bid in Kupwara's Machil sector

Since the past one year, there has been sudden increase in ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops. On Saturday, security forces foiled an infiltration bid in the Machil sector of Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district. Two militants were killed by the security forces and the encounter is still underway, reported the Asian News International (ANI). As per a senior army official, In 2017, twenty two infiltration attempts have been foiled and 34 army intruders eliminated on the Line of Control (LoC). Until June 2017, 38 militants were killed as the Indian Army foiled 22 infiltration bids along the Line of Control (LoC).

CBI to probe Pradyuman's murder case

Second-grader Pradyuman's body was found outside the school's toilet with his throat slit open. As per the sources, Haryana government will take over the management of Gurugram's Ryan International School for three months. However, CM Manohar Lal Khattar has appealed to the CBI to fast-track the case. He further added, “Investigation into the murder being done by the Haryana Police, will now be carried out by the CBI.”

As told by the Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar, the murder case of seven-year-old Pradyuman will be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Seven-year old Pradyuman Thakur was brutally murdered on 8 Sept, 2017 in the premises of Gurugram's Ryan International School.




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