#Day42: 21 Stone-Pelting Incidents Reported on Friday, say Police



Curfewed Srinagar on August 19, 2016. (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)
Curfewed Srinagar on August 19, 2016. (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)

According to a statement issued by the Zonal Police Headquarters Kashmir, 21 incidents of stone pelting were reported after Friday prayers from Sopore, Shopian, Kulgam, Baramulla, Handwara, Bandipora and Pulwama.

The statement said that restrictions under section 144/Cr PC remained in force in Kashmir valley on Friday, a statement issued by J&K Government’s Information department said this evening.

“Curfew was imposed in Srinagar, Baramulla, Kaloosa in Bandipora and in the towns of Islamabad, Shopian and Pampore,” the statement said.

The statement further said that last evening unknown militants hurled a grenade towards the residential house of ex-MLA Shopian, Sheikh Mohammad Rafi at village Kachdoora, Shopian which exploded without causing any damage.

“A case stands registered in Police Station Shopian and investigation taken up,” it said.

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