No Ceasefire In ‘Militant-Free' City
The New Indian Express Chennai|September 28, 2021
Srinagar sees multiple attacks this year claiming lives of over dozen security men, civilians
Fayaz Wani

SRINAGAR, which was declared ‘militant free' by the police in August 2020, has witnessed six hit-and-run attacks on security personnel, seven encounters, and at least 14 grenade attacks in this year.

The first hit-and-run attack in Srinagar this year took place on February 19 when militants shot dead two policemen at Baghat Chowk. Since then, the militants have carried out five more such attacks in the city. In total, six policemen and three paramilitary CRPF personnel were killed. The slain policemen include a CID inspector and Sub Inspector Arshid Mir who was shot dead by militants in Khanyar on September 12.

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