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Authorities ask nomads to deposit firearms

Authorities in Bandipora district of north Kashmir have asked nomads moving into Gurez and Tulail areas near LoC to deposit their licensed firearms .



Srinagar: Authorities in Bandipora district of north Kashmir have asked nomads moving into Gurez and Tulail areas near the Line of Control (LoC) to deposit their licensed firearms at their respective police stations.
District Magistrate Bandipora issued the order in view of the threat posed to wildlife due to a large inflow of nomads carrying 12-bore guns into Gurez and Tulail in search of green pastures for their cattle, an official spokesman said here on Thursday.
He said the District Magistrate directed the nomads to deposit their licensed fire arms at their respective police stations.

PTI

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