Undeterred by rain, security forces conducts frisking, searches in Srinagar

Srinagar: Undeterred by rain and considerable drop in the mercury, security forces remained on high alert and conducted frisking and searches in Srinagar on Thursday to foil any militant attempt to cause any disturbance, official sources said.
Though there is no specific input about any militant attack, security forces are on high alert to foil any attempt to smuggle in arms and ammunition into city from outskirts, they said.
Majority vehicles, including three-wheelers, private vehicles and two-wheelers were being stopped by security forces in the Lal Chowk area, the nerve centre of the summer capital. Vehicles were being searched and identity cards of cards and those traveling in these vehicles were being checked before allowing them to go.
Sources said so far no one has been detained during the operation. Security forces in other areas of the city also remained on alert.