LS Polls:‘Forces Showed Maximum Restraint Despite Stone Pelting At Various Places’

SRINAGAR — As the Polling for Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency was going on yesterday, several incidents of stone pelting on security forces and polling staff were reported from different areas, the administration said Friday.

“During the election process, security forces came under severe stone pelting from miscreants at various places. However security forces exercised maximum restraint while dealing with the law and order problem,” an official spokesman said here.

Several police and security force personnel including two DySPs got injured due to stone pelting at different places, the spokesman said.

“In one such incident at Hyderpora, a 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.”

The administration has appealed the “general public to cooperate with the officials discharging the poll duty in a peaceful manner and the elements involved in such unlawful activities shall be strictly dealt under law.”







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