Srinagar, October 18 : In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, restrictions have been further tightened while there is huge presence of Indian forces on roads across the Kashmir valley.
The number of troops and paramilitary personnel has been increased while more barricades, checkpoints and bankers have been put in place in the valley, a senior police officer confirmed.
Cordon and search operations were conducted in almost all parts of Kashmir, the officer said, adding that vigil has been stepped in the territory.
Indian troops and paramilitary forces are checking vehicles and identity cards of the commuters in TRC crossing, Lal Chowk, Jehangir Chowk, M A Road, Bemina, Parimpora, Bypass in Srinagar and other main towns.
Meanwhile, Indian army continued cordon and search operation in several areas including Surankote, Mendhar, Thanamudi towns and highways in Poonch and Rajouri districts on eighth consecutive day, today.