Police report six incidents of stone pelting



Police on Sunday, while briefing about the situation, said that six incidents of stone pelting were reported across Kashmir.

“Except for six incidents of stone pelting in Pulwama, Kulgam, Shopian and Sopore, situation across the valley remained peaceful and under control till filing of this report,” police spokesperson said in a statement.

Clashes erupted in Soura on Oct 28, 2016 between forces and youth. (KL Image: Bilal Bahadur)

“In order to create disturbances, miscreants at these places assembled on roads and pelted stones on police and security forces deployment and also on the vehicular traffic. In Pulwama, a group of miscreants also pelted stones on 182 CRPF Camp at Tahab,” the statement said.

The spokesperson said that, Police and security forces used maximum restraint while dealing with the situation at these places and miscreants were chased away.

As a precautionary measure, restrictions under section 144 CrPC were imposed in some vulnerable areas to prevent any untoward incident, police said.

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