• search

Exercise maximum caution during nights: Army to civilians

Written by: Staff

Srinagar, Apr 6 (UNI) The Army today urged the civilians in Jammu and Kashmir to observe ''maximum caution'' in their movements at night.

A Defence Spokesman, in a statement here, said here that there was an ''unavoidable increase'' in the movement of civilians at night with the onset of summer and the approaching harvest season.

''Given the existing security environment, we request the civilian population to exercise maximum caution,'' he said.

The spokesman said the movement during night should be carried out only if absolutely necessary.

Whenever such movement is unavoidable it will be prudent to give prior information about the move to the security forces in and around the area to avoid any untoward incident, he added.

''We further urge the civilian population to carry properly lit lanterns or 'Mashals' (torchlights) so that their identity could be established by the security forces. These small steps will help us ensure safety of the innocent civilians,'' the spokesman said.


For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more