SRINAGAR — Clashes erupted in Anchar area of Soura in Srinagar on Thursday morning after the city police chief along with other police officers visited the area to inspect the implementation of COVID-19 related SOPs and the imposition of curfew.
Police sources said that police officials including SSP Srinagar, SP Hazratbal and some other officers held a meeting regarding the law and order problems and various crime issues in Police Division Ahmadnagar.
They said that after the meeting, the police officials visited the shrine of Janab Sahab in Anchar locality to conduct guard-checking and lockdown implementation. “But miscreants who had already gathered near the shrine pelted stones on the police party.”
“The police retaliated by firing some tear-smoke shells to disperse the miscreants,” they said.
The situation in the area had returned to normal when this report was being filed. Police has taken cognizance of the incident. (KDC)