BSF deployed in Srinagar — first since 2005

Police said that BSF personnel, who were deployed for the security of the Amarnath yatra, were told to assist in maintaining law and order after the yatra came to an end.

By: Express News Service | Srinagar | Published: August 23, 2016 1:56:36 am
BSF deployed in Srinagar —  first since 2005 Police said that BSF personnel, who were deployed for the security of the Amarnath yatra

For the first time since 2005, the BSF is on the streets of Srinagar assisting police and paramilitary forces in maintaining law and order.

Police said that BSF personnel, who were deployed for the security of the Amarnath yatra, were told to assist in maintaining law and order after the yatra came to an end.

Meanwhile, several people were injured in north and south Kashmir as security forces tried to disperse protesters who took to the streets chanting pro-freedom slogans.

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