Tue, 12 Nov 2019

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 12 (ANI Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday said that not a single bullet has been fired by security agencies and no casualties have been reported as the region had a muted Eid celebrations.

"There have been some reports in the media about firing by security agencies and deaths. The police carried out a detailed briefing and I would like to strongly reiterate and categorically deny that any firing incident has happened in Jammu and Kashmir," Jammu and kashmir Principal Secretry (Planning) Rohit Kansal told the media here.

"I reiterate that not a single bullet has been fired by the security agencies nor has there been any casualty. The airport and the national highway continue to function normally. Over 30 flights operated today," he added.

Kansal said District and Divisional Administration carried out a number of activities including interacting with maulvis, people, organising mandis, and as a result we have had an extremely peaceful and relaxed Eid today."He also shared that the state administration has made "adequate and elaborate arrangements" for welcoming around 11,000 people, who are on Haj. (ANI)

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