2 Dy SP’s among several cops injured in stone pelting incidents on Thursday: Govt

Srinagar: As the Polling for Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency was going on today, several incidents of stone pelting on Security forces and polling staffs were reported, an official spokesperson said in a statement.

“During the election process, security forces came under severe stone pelting from miscreants who had congregated at various places. However security forces while dealing with such hostile stone pelting mobs exercised utmost restraint.”

Consequently, several police and security force personnel including 2 DySsP and several other cops got injured due to stone pelting today.

In another incident of stone pelting at Hyderpora, 1 civilian driver identified as Mohammad Yaseen Dar aged 22 years sustained critical injuries in his head. He is undergoing treatment at a hospital and is stated to be critical.

“Security forces exercised utmost restraint while dealing with hostile stone pelting mobs and it was due this  that the polling process concluded peacefully today.

“The administration therefore appeal people to cooperate with the officials in discharging the lawful duty of conducting poll in a peaceful manner and elements involved in such unlawful activities shall be strictly dealt under law.”

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