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Army has occupied over 15,000 acres of land in Kargil: JK govt

PTI  Jammu, March 06, 2013
First Published: 20:27 IST(6/3/2013) | Last Updated: 20:28 IST(6/3/2013)

Army has occupied over 15,000 acres of land in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir, the Legislative Council was informed on Wednesday.

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The total land under the occupation of Army is nearly 15,800 acres which includes both private and state land, chief minister Omar Abdullah said in a written reply to a question.

Cases of both the state and private land have already been taken up with Defence Estates Officer, Leh, he said.

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