Security bunkers being removed in Srinagar

Srinagar, Oct 5 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Government on Tuesday started the process of removing 16 security bunkers from Srinagar.

The decision to remove the bunkers was taken at a meeting of the Unified Headquarters in Srinagar last week as part of the Centre's eight-point Kashmir peace initiative.

The bunkers will be removed from Anganwadi centre Wanihama, BD school Batmaloo, Sonawar, Janab Sahib Soura, Hazratbal, PHC Palpora, Magarmal crossing, Agricultural University Shalimar, DAV School Wazirbagh, SDPT Aloochibagh, Miskinbagh, Firdausabad in Batamaloo, Sazgiripora, Sumkachbal, Common Dental College Karanagar, Bone and Joint Hospital in Barzulla.

It was also decided that the state government would set up two groups of senior police and Army officers in Srinagar and Jammu to identify areas where the government could de-notify the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) (ANI)

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