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11 yatris of Baba Budha Amarnath Yatra were injured near the shrine when three men hurled a grenade

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Jammu, 13th Aug 2016: At least 11 pilgrims were injured, three of them critically, in a grenade blast on Saturday in Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

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A senior police officer told IANS that “11 yatris of Baba Budha Amarnath Yatra were injured near the shrine when three men hurled a grenade.”

11 yatris of Baba Budha Amarnath Yatra were injured near the shrine. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
11 yatris of Baba Budha Amarnath Yatra were injured near the shrine. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

He said, “two suspects were nabbed while they were escaping in a vehicle, but a third suspect was still at the large”.

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All the injured have been shifted to a hospital. (IANS)

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Jammu And Kashmir’s Ad Film Wins Gold At IAA Awards

Conceptualised by J. Walter Thompson, it was directed by filmmaker Amit Sharma

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A short film on Jammu and Kashmir tourism, launched by the state government, has won “gold” at an award ceremony organised by the India chapter of International Advertising Association (IAA) here.

The ad film titled “Warmest Place on Earth” launched by the state’s Tourism Department in September 2017 has been declared the winner in the ‘Travel and Tourism Category’ at IndiAA awards held here on Friday, according to an official statement.

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IndIAA Awards is the intellectual property of the IAA India chapter, and was instituted in 2015. The award recognises mainstream creative advertising campaigns.

The film highlights the hospitality of Jammu and Kashmir. The 5-minute film was the first such big campaign launched by the Kashmir government.

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Conceptualised by J. Walter Thompson, it was directed by filmmaker Amit Sharma

In 2014, the Union Ministry of Tourism had launched a campaign and won the ‘Blue Elephant’ at ‘Kyoorius Creative Awards’. (IANS)

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