Government on Friday made heavy deployments of forces to prevent possible protests in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir. Resistance leaders have called for a protest against Chadoora civilian killings.
Protesters clashing with security forces in downtown Srinagar. (KL file image)
“Deployments of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have been made in sensitive places to prevent any ‘untoward incidents’,” reports said.
Reports quoting police officials said that no restrictions have been imposed anywhere in the valley. However, adequate security deployments have been made for the day.
Pertinently, three civilians were killed and dozens injured including paramilitary forces on Tuesday when an encounter was going on Chadoora area of Budgam district. Civilian protesters had tried to march towards the encounter site in a bid to help the trapped militants escape. However, police and paramilitary forces used force to stop the protesters that resulted in death to three civilians.