Tippers, trucks seized for illegal mining on Jhelum bund in Srinagar, Budgam
Srinagar: District mining officers (DMOs) of Srinagar and Budgam Monday this week in a joint operation seized dozens of vehicles at river Jhelum at Kdalabal Pampore and Pantha Chowk for illegally undertaking mining activities including extraction of sand, stone, boulders and Bajri.
Sources revealed that following specific inputs about the illegal mining activities, the district mining officers (DMOs) constituted joint inspection teams and seized dozens of vehicles in trucks and tippers at river Jhelum from Kadlabal Pampore to Panth Chowk Srinagar while undertaking mining activities including extraction of sand, stone, boulders and Bajri. Cases have been registered and investigations are underway. (KNS)