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Terrorist activity targeted Shopian Paramilitary Convoy in Kashmir on 10th October 2016. Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers and five civilians were injured in this attack at a CRPF convoy in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

   Location of Shopian

Location of Shopian

Location of Shopian

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  • A fierce battle between security forces and militants inside a government EDI building in Pampore culminated on 12th Oct with the death of 2 terrorists. Suicide attack was carried out at the same location in February 2016.
  • One day after the attack the search operation was organized to flush out militants inside the government building.
  • The area near Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) has been cordoned off.
  • On the third Security forces have launched a new offensive to flush-out the militants
  • On Tuesday, curfew remained in force in the interior areas of Srinagar as a precautionary measure to maintain law.
  • Intelligence reports suggest that around 250 terrorist belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, and Hizbul Mujahideen (three Pakistan-based terror groups) are active in the Kashmir Valley to “avenge” the surgical strikes of Indian army which carried out on 29th September 2016 at PoK.
  • Terrorists received clear instructions from across the border to target security forces in Kashmir Valley
  • The central government has put many sensitive places on high alert.

About Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI)

Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development

Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development

Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development

  • JKEDI was founded in March 1997 by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir with the aim of entrepreneurship development in the state.
  • Latter in February 2004 the institute started its regular activities.
  • Currently it is positioned as a learning centre par excellence with state of the art regional centers across Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh.
  • JKEDI Community Organizers are associated with 22 districts to enable entrepreneurship and promoting development at the grassroots level.

- Published/Last Modified on: September 6, 2017

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