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G&M team Anantnag seizes 7 vehicles involved in illegal mining

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ANANTNAG: The Geology and Mining (G&M) Team Anantnag on Thursday seized seven vehicles found involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minor minerals in the district.
The team was headed by District Mineral Officer Anantnag Dr. Showkat Ahmad Bhat.
The operation was carried out by Geology and Mining Department in various areas of Anantnag including Sandrani Nallah near Sadura/ Damjan, Aarpath Nallah near Teilwani Shangus and Bijbehara as a result of which 07 vehicles including 01 Dumper, 01 tipper and 05 tractors were seized.
Strict action as per rules shall be taken against all persons involved, said DMO.
It is worthwhile to mention that the Geology and Mining Department is continuously conducting surprise raids in the areas having apprehension of illegal mining in Anantnag.


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