Bhaderwah (Jammu)| Jagran News Desk| Curfew was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bhaderwah after the violent protests started by the killing of a person in the firing incident.

The deceased was identified as Nayeem.

"One person with the name of Nayeem was coming from Chatergala side. When he reached a spot near Nalti area, he was killed and another person received splinter injuries (in firing)", IGP Jammu Zone, M K Sinha told PTI.

"The situation is tense but under control. Curfew has been imposed in the town", IGP said.

The police said that the officials were trying to find the reason behind the firing incident, but the deceased’s relatives alleged he was a victim of cow vigilantism, police said.

However, the other side involved in the incident said they opened fire after they found the two men roaming under suspicious circumstances on Wednesday night, police said.

Soon after the incident, the family of the deceased attacked the Bhaderwah police station, damaged five vehicles and set afire a three-wheeler, police added.

Batons and teargas were used by the police to suppress the mob.

Police have detained seven in connection with the case and the internet services have been blocked in the district.

Bhaderwah is a communally sensitive district.

(with PTI inputs)

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma