Srinagar: Even as curfew, two police cops were injured in two separate attacks by militants in curfew-bound Sopore town, while an indefinite curfew continued in Srinagar and other major towns of the Kashmir Valley on Friday, police said.
The first incident took place at 0030 hours when suspected militants hurled three grenades at a police convoy in the outskirts of Sopore, they said.
The second incident took place at 0130 hours at main Sopore crossing in which left a trooper of Indian Reserve police was injured.
The third incident took place on Sopore-Baramulla road on 0230 hours when suspected militants fired upon police vehicles, leaving one of the drivers injured, police added.
“Both have been shifted to hospital and doctors say they are out of danger,” he added.
Meanwhile, curfew continued for the third day in all areas of Srinagar city, Sopore, Ganderbal, Handwara and south Kashmir’s Anantnag, Pulwama, Kakpora and some towns along the Jammu-Srinagar highway.
“Restrictions have been imposed in other towns like Baramulla, Qazigund, Bijbehara, Kangan as well,” another officer said.
“The situation is being closely monitored. A decision about relaxing the curfew would be taken after reviewing the situation later,” he added.