Situation remained peaceful today: Police


SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 02: According to a statement issued by the Zonal Police Headquarters Kashmir, situation remained by and large peaceful today. “A couple of stray stone pelting incidents were reported,” it said.

According to the statement, militants shot at 30 year old Fayaz Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Ghani Bhat a resident of Kandizal, in district Pulwama at his home. “He was shifted to hospital where doctors declared him brought dead,” it said adding police and security forces immediately cordoned off the area. The deceased, according to the statement, is survived by four sisters and aged parents.

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The statement said that during the day greater movement of people and vehicular traffic was observed in Srinagar, besides Sunday market also opened in the city which was thronged by shoppers. “Vehicles were also seen plying in the main towns as also on the inter-district roads,” it said.

The statement said that police in its drive against the miscreants arrested 60 such individuals involved in various offences of creating disturbances in different part of the valley.