Srinagar: J&K Government on Thursday advised general public to stay away from counter-insurgency operation sites for their own safety.

District Administrations of Srinagar, Budgam and Shopian advised people not to move towards or assemble near the places where encounters take place between security forces and militants to avoid loss and injuries to precious human lives, an official spokesperson said. 

Further, prohibitory restrictions have been imposed within the radius of three kilometres from the site of any counter-insurgency operation in the districts.

However, the restrictions shall not apply to the movement of ambulances, medical, paramedical staff and Government employees, the spokesperson added.