#Day32: Police Detail Tuesday Happenings

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An 'all-women' rally was taken out in Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar on August 09, 2016 on united resistance leadership call. (KL Images: Bilal Bahadur)
An ‘all-women’ rally was taken out in Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar on August 09, 2016 on united resistance leadership call. (KL Images: Bilal Bahadur)

J&K Police issued a statement detailing Tuesday happenings.

The statement is being reproduced here verbatim in larger public interest

Except for three incidents of stone pelting by miscreants on police deployments in Awantipora, Lalpora Kupwara and Ajas area of Bandipora district, the overall situation in the valley remained normal and under control.

Although restrictions under section 144/Cr PC remained in force in the Valley, curfew was imposed in some parts of Srinagar and Islamabad town only.

A group of miscreants assembled near village Chursoo, Awantipora on Srinagar-Jammu Highway and tried to block the Highway by pelting stones on the vehicles.

Kashmir observed complete shutdown call on August 09, 2016 while government continued to impose curfew for 32nd consecutive day.
Kashmir observed complete shutdown call on August 09, 2016 while government continued to impose curfew for 32nd consecutive day.

In order to ensure smooth flow of vehicular traffic, the Police/Security forces reached the spot and chased the miscreants away.

A mob of 3000 people assembled near Jamia Masjid Lalpora in Kupwara District and started stone pelting on the police/security forces.

Some militants were spotted in the mob.  During dispersal of the mob two persons were injured. One of them was injured in stampede who has been referred to SKIMS Srinagar.

About 70 miscreants pelted stones on police/security forces deployment at Ajas, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Sumbal. There are no reports of injury to anybody, so far.

Meanwhile, the police spokesperson said that a mentally challenged man set himself on fire in Brakopora area of Islamabad district today.

As per his family members, Shabir Ahmad son of Ghulam Ahmad Sheikh resident of Brakpora Islamabad, who is mentally challenged went to nearby orchard at Brakpora and set himself on fire after pouring kerosene oil on his body.

He has been shifted to SMHS Hospital, Srinagar for treatment. Police has taken cognizance of the matter.

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