Overall situation under control, only 4 stone pelting incidents reported: Police

Protests in Kani Kadal Srinagar

Srinagar: A spokesman of the Zonal Police Headquarters Kashmir today said that barring some stray stone pelting incidents, the overall situation remained under control throughout the valley till filing of this report.

“Four incidents of stone pelting were reported from Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Kupwara,” he said adding at these places, miscreants assembled on the roads and attempted to disturb the normal traffic and movement of people by pelting stones on vehicles, police and security force deployments.

He said at Kulgam about miscreants 300 assembled at Mirhama and pelted stones on police and security force deployments and set ablaze Jawahar Navodaya Vidyala School which suffered damages. “Miscreants also hurled a petrol bomb on State Rest House, Chawalgam which resulted in fire and partial damages to the rest house,” he said and added that the miscreants also pelted stones on the police and security forces at this place.

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