Srinagar: Police and other forces have intensified frisking and searching of vehicles in and around Srinagar city ahead of August 15, reports said on Friday.
“Police have almost blocked the Parimpora-Qamarwari junction near Fairdeal Motros,” commuters informed Kashmir Reader over phone. They added that cops are searching vehicles and frisking passengers coming from north Kashmir.
Police sources confirmed that “security measures” have been intensified keeping in view the August 15.
Police and forces have sounded high alert across the valley while tight security arrangements have been made in and around Bakshi stadium where the main function of August 15 will be held.
Apart from Bakshi stadium security has been beefed up in entire valley, police sources said. They said apart from patrolling, vehicle checking has also been intensified and pedestrians are being frisked. People are also being asked for their identity cards.