Srinagar, Dec 25: Panic gripped Srinagar’s downtown when police shot at and injured a youth before arresting him and two others during a surprise raid.
A posse of cops in their vehicles appeared in Kadi Kadal locality of Srinagar and intercepted three youth, frisked and injured a youth by shooting him with gun. The policemen forcibly took the youth including one Latif Ahmad Rather into some unknown destination, eyewitness said.
On the other hand, Indian police and paramilitary troopers conducted random searches at Lal Chowk, Hari Singh Street, Batamaloo, Kralkhud, Maisuma, GPO Road, Iqbal Park and Dalgate areas of Srinagar and sounded high alert in the city.
Meanwhile, the victims who are rendered disabled due to landmine blasts in Poonch and Rajouri districts near the Line of Control staged protest in Jammu and demanded justice and compensation.