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3,500 Ton Gold Reserve Found In UP’s Sonbhadra District

The Geological Survey of India claims to discover huge gold deposits in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh after two decades of intense search. Officials of the organization made a statement regarding the discovery on Friday.

Gold deposits found in UP

The Geological Survey of India said that it had discovered over 3,500 tonnes of gold reserves in Sonbhadra district and that the auctioning of these blocks with e-tenders would start soon. Breaking the news about gold deposits, KK Rai, the district mining officer said they found a large reserve of gold in Son Pahadi and Hardi areas of Sonbhadra district.

KK Rai further said that the work on the gold reserves had been going on for the past two decades and that he felt lucky this time to had found the gold. According to intial estimates, Son Pahadi area could have 2943.26 tonnes gold and Hardi block could have 646.16 tonnes.Mr. Rai said that there could be some important minerals in addition to gold.

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23 Children Rescued After 10 Long Hours And Killing The Hostage Taker In UP

UP police rescued 23 children from the captivity of a murder convict who had held the children under gunpoint. It happened in a small village in Farrukhabad district in west Uttar Pradesh.

Children held hostage at gunpoint

Subhash Batham is murder convict but out on bail. He reached home and invited children from his neighborhood to his home on the pretext of celebrating birthday of his daughter. Neighbors allowed their children to go to his home without sensing the danger.

At home, he held the children hostage on strange grounds but parents came to know about the situation late at night when children didn’t return to their homes. Parents reached Batham’s home but he intimidated them with his gun and gunshots. A villager was injured in the firing.

Panicked at the situation, the parents reached the nearest police station for help. Police sent a PCR van to assess the situation but Batham fired at the police with his gun. He also hurled a crude bomb on the police van from his terrace.

Subhash Batham was shot dead

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