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Apple town Sopore witnessed a complete communication breakdown on Thursday as all the towers of the private cellular companies have become non-operational after the threat from unknown gunmen to cellular companies to windup their business in the town. “The lone BSNL tower located in Model Town Sopore is functional but it is not helping people to get connected with their dear ones as only two percent of the population in the town is availing the services of this state owned company. Sopore has slipped back to the pre-2000 era. People especially traders have been facing tremendous problems but are tight

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Suspected rebels attacked a policeman with an axe before decamping his rifle in Pattan area of North Kashmir, some 35 kilometres away from Srinagar, police officials said. Firdous Ahmad Baba a constable of Indian Reserve Police (IRP) 16, who was posted in the main market when a group of rebels attacked him with an axe and injuring him seriously before fleeing the spot safely along with his service rifle. He received injuries in his head and and was taken to the hospital for an immediate treatment where his condition was said to be critical. Police spokesman confirmed the incident and told The