The stray dog population has witnessed an increase in various areas of Sopore town causing nuisance to locals here, especially in morning and night hours. Locals blame authorities of indifference towards the local populace. Residents of Sopore blame the local administration of carelessness and allege.
Baramulla police Wednesday claimed arrest of OGW (over ground worker) Ishtiaq Ahmed Wani. Police claims Wani was behind motivating and instigating young boys to join militant ranks. Ishtiyaq Ahmad son of Farooq Ahmed Wani, a resident of Goushbugh Pattan, according to police was at large and wanted.