Curfew imposed in Srinagar

PTI Srinagar | Updated on March 14, 2013

A curfew was imposed in Srinagar district today 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 last evening.

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.

According to sources, the vehicle of CRPF personnel was on its way to SKIMS hospital, when it came under attack. The CRPF personnel were heading for SKIMS hospital to donate blood for their colleagues injured in the Bemina 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 a.m. yesterday.

Published on March 14, 2013

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