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It has been a relatively peaceful day in Kashmir. Three youth were injured, one of them critically in security force firing in north Kashmir Sopore town Friday even as the Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel staged a flagmarch in parts of summer capital Srinagar on Friday afternoon.
A strong mob attacked a police post in the Warpora locality of the north Kashmir Sopore town this afternoon and tried to torch it, the police said.
Security forces guarding the camp opened fire injuring three protesters one of whom identified as 20-year old Ramiz Ahmad Reshi, who had a critical bullet injury. He was shifted to Soura medical institute.
In the Natipora locality of the capital, a senior ruling National Conference leader announced his resignation from party amidst loud cheers by the local residents who shouted pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
Mobs torched a panchayat building in the Bhaghate Kanipora area of the capital city Friday afternnon. For the first time, authorities deployed RAF personnel in the summer capital Srinagar this afternoon.
The RAF personnel mounted on vehicles staged a flag march on a nearly two-km stretch from Dalgate to Nowpora.
Three companies of this anti-riot force have been specially despatched to Srinagar on Omar Abdullah's request.