A curfew was today imposed in Srinagar district following the death of a youth in CRPF firing in Zoonimar area of the city.
"Curfew will be imposed in Srinagar district after midnight," District Magistrate Srinagar Baseer Ahmad Khan had told PTI
A 22-year-old youth was killed yesterday when CRPF personnel allegedly opened fire after coming under attack by a group of stone pelters in the Zoonimar area.
The vehicle of CRPF personnel was on its way to SKIMS hospital, where the victims of Bemina terror attack were admitted, when it came under attack, sources said.
The sources said the CRPF personnel were heading for SKIMS hospital to donate blood for their colleagues injured in the terror attack.
Two militants and five CRPF jawans were killed and 11 others – seven CRPF personnel and four civilians – were injured in the suicide attack on their camp at around 10.45 AM yesterday.
Meanwhile, a police spokesman said that eight policemen were injured in clashes with stone-pelting mobs at different places in the Valley, where the situation was by and large peaceful today.
"Situation remained largely peaceful throughout Kashmir Valley, though there were isolated incidents of stone pelting at few places," a police spokesman said here this evening.
He said miscreants pelted stones at Kurhama and Badergund in Ganderbal and Safakadal in downtown Srinagar on policemen.
"Police and security forces exercised maximum restraint while dealing with the law and order situation at these places," the spokesman said adding eight police personnel were injured during these incidents.
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