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 Barring one grenade incident, day passed off peacefully: Police

‘No firing incident at Sopore’

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir police Thursday said that the situation throughout Kashmir valley remained peaceful and no untoward incident was reported from any place on the occasion of the second anniversary of the article 370 abrogation.

A police spokesman in a statement said that besides, markets and transport also witnessed normal activities as all the types of shops remained open and public/private transport was plying normally across the valley.

“Moreover, various Flag hoisting ceremonies/rallies were also organized by various organizations at several places across the districts of Kashmir Valley. Besides, various state functions were also held which included meetings by LG with DDC/BDC members, tours and inaugurations. A women’s football match was also played at TRC turf between South Kashmir-11 and Srinagar Club,” the police spokesman said.

“The cooperation of the general public not only helped in the peaceful situation throughout the valley but also helped to mitigate the propaganda that was being propagated from across the border to disturb the normal activities and peace.”

The spokesman said that the media houses are requested to disseminate the information only after verifying the facts from the concerned quarters as the news regarding the firing incident at Main Chowk Sopore was totally baseless. However one grenade incident in Srinagar but no one was injured.

“No L&O problems happened in whole Kashmir,” he said, adding that no law and order problem took place despite provocation by militants and separatists—(KNO)

 

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