Police advisory: Stay away during gunfights

Srinagar: Police has issued an advisory asking people to keep away from encounter sites to avoid getting hit by bullets.
“In case any encounter starts anywhere, the people particularly the parents are requested not to allow their wards to move towards the encounter site. In case they are outside they should be called home,” the advisory said.
The residents of an area within the radius of 2km have been asked to stay indoors to avoid stray bullets hitting them. The residents have also been asked not to peep out of window panes.
The police advisory said that as 144 CrPC immediately comes into force at encounter site, the elders, chowkidars and village headmen should advise people to stay away from encounter site. People have been requested not to rush towards encounter site as there are chances of explosives lying there.
“The people, particularly respectable, should ensure that the encounter site and area around is properly sanitized by the police or any other security agency, before they come near it,” the advisory adds.

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