J&K fears ‘spectacle attacks’

first_imgAn uneasy calm is fast setting in on the home town of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, Tral, ahead of the death anniversary, with security agencies “fearing spectacle attacks”.The police on Tuesday called slain Wani’s father, Muzaffar Ahmad Wani, a school teacher, to the local police station. He was detained for a couple of hours, said the family. “A new police officer has joined here. He apparently wanted to meet me. It seems they wanted to assess the situation (ahead of Wani’s death anniversary),” Wani’s father told The Hindu. Locals alleged that security forces have stepped up patrolling in Tral town. Shopkeepers here have a lurking feeling “of a major unrest” in the coming days. “Separatists on Tuesday issued a fresh calendar to observe a week-long protest on Wani’s anniversary.last_img

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