Srinagar: Talking to Media IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar told that government forces launched 27 operations and killed 64 militants since January this year in Jammu and Kashmir. 25 active militants were arrested. Police were searching for slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riyaz Naikoo for the past 6 months.
After the Riyaz Naikoo encounter there was law and order situation at the site. Few people have been injured some of them have bullet injuries, said IGP.
IGP further said that the restrictions on movement and internet/phones were necessary to maintain law and order. Will be reviewed as the situation improves.