Steps being taken to protect migratory birds from poachers in Kashmir

These days thousands of migratory birds have arrived in Hokersar and other wetlands in Kashmir valley. Every year poachers kill hundreds of these guest birds. In order to protect these birds in Hokersar, Wular lake, Nesbal Sar, Khudwam Sar and other water bodies,  Sub Divisional Magistrate, Sumbal has informed all gun license holders of Sumbal, Hajin and  Ajas Tehsils  to deposit their guns with respective Police Stations within three days. Otherwise, action under rules will be initiated against violators.