Sticky Bombs A Problem, But Will Ensure Peaceful Yatra: IGP Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Inspector General of Police Kashmir range Vijay Kumar Monday said that sticky bombs is a problem but security forces will ensure a peaceful Amarnath pilgrimage commencing from June 28.

IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar and General officer commanding (GoC) Victor Force Rashim Bali addressing a press conference in Srinagar on Monday, March 22, 2021, regarding the Shopian gunfight. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

“Sticky bombs are of course a problem but the situation is not alarming. We will deal with it effectively and ensure peaceful pilgrimage,” IGP Kumar said while addressing a presser at PCR Srinagar as per news agency KNO.

He said that there will be round the clock patrolling of yatra routes by the security forces personnel during day time and through 360-degree camera fitted Mobile Bunker Vehicles (MBVs).

“No pilgrim vehicle will be allowed to mingle with civilian vehicles. There will be proper timing for the pilgrim vehicles on all routes,” he said. The IGP said that security forces are committed to facilitating the pilgrims and all security measures will be taken for smooth pilgrimage in Kashmir.

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