Stone pelting down since ops suspended in JK

NEW DELHI: Stone pelting incidents in Jammu and Kashmir have come down since the Centre announced suspension of operations by security forces a week ago, an official said today, citing an assessment by security agencies.

According to available data, there were just 16 incidents of stone pelting in Kashmir valley between May 16-23 in comparison to 38 such cases in May 8-15 period.

The stone pelting incidents from May 16 to 23 were reported in Srinagar (7), Anantnag (3), Budgam (2),  Shopian (2), Bandipore (1) and Baramulla (1). (AGENCIES)