Underscoring the importance of armed
police in dealing with emergencies and maintaining law and order in Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police Kuldeep Khoda said that "ill designs of anti-peace elements" will be foiled.
Security forces on Tuesday claimed to have thwarted a militant plot to carry out terror strikes in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of the Independence Day by recovering a huge quantity of arms and ammunition from a village.
Iran has arrested several people
linked to an outlawed opposition group over plans to carry out
bombings on the anniversary this week of last year`s disputed
election, Iran`s intelligence minister said on Tuesday.