Security tightened, frisking intensified

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In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), Indian forces stepped up more tight security, checking and frisking in Srinagar city.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the wake of attack at Lal Bazar in Srinagar on Tuesday evening, that killed an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police and injured two others, the Indian troops, paramilitary and police personnel along with flying squads have been deployed in several areas of Srinagar, the officials said.

The officials said checking of vehicles and frisking of people was being done. Wearing bulletproof vests and helmets, and carrying assault rifles, CRPF personnel and policemen carried out random frisking and identification checks at several places in Srinagar.

The joint parties of Indian troops, paramilitary and Police personnel had also erected checkpoints and installed mobile bulletproof bunkers to carry out frisking of commuters and pedestrians, the officials added.

Additional security personnel along with the flying squads were deployed at Lal Chowk, Jehangir Chowk, Hari Singh High Street, Regal Chowk, TRC Chowk, Polo View and the areas around the city centre, they said.

Meanwhile, Indian troops continued their cordon and search operations and harassments in different areas of Srinagar, Kupwara, Baramulla, Ganderbal, Budgam, Islamabad, Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam, Doda, Kishtwar, Poonch, Rajouri and Kathua districts of the territory.—KMS

 

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