Srinagar: Asking the forces to exercise maximum “restraint” while operating in “provocative situations”, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Sunday expressed “deep anguish” over the “unfortunate death” of a youth at Batamaloo late last night.
The Chief Minister, according to a statement directed the forces to “exercise maximum restraint while performing their duties in provocative situations and follow strictly the laid down SOPs in such cases.”
Mehbooba also condemned the killing of one Bashir Ahmad of Qasbayar, Pulwama who was gunned down by unidentified gunmen.
The Chief Minister also sought a report from the Police about an incident of violence at Degree College Pulwama yesterday in which more than 50 students were injured.
Mehbooba, it may be recalled, has also sought a report from Police about the surfacing of some videos in the valley, terming the acts in them as unacceptable and atrocious.