No untoward incident was reported from any part of the region, confirmed the MHA spokesperson. “People come out in good numbers to pray on Eid in Jammu And Kashmir. Prayers concluded at prominent mosques in Srinagar and Shopian. Over 4500 offer prayers at Eidgah Jammu,” read one tweet. Another tweet read, “Info from various districts in Jammu And Kashmir. Eid prayers offered peacefully in all local mosques of Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Bandipore, without any untoward incident. Jamia masjid old town Baramulla witnessed approx 10,000 people offering prayers.” The Kashmir Zone of Jammu and Kashmir Police also confirmed on Twitter that prayers were conducted peacefully in various parts of the Valley. “Eid prayers concluded peacefully in various parts of the valley. No untoward incident reported so far.” However, the Eid celebrations in the Valley come amid renewed security threat, with the intelligence agencies suggesting that Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists might try to carry out attacks in the disguise of Indian Army officials. In the wake of the fresh terror threat, the security agencies are maintaining a strict vigil in all parts of Srinagar. A number of women security personnel have also been deployed to prevent any untoward incident.
Prayers being offered on the occasion of #EidAlAdha2019 in #JammuAndKashmir. Sharing sweets and bringing smiles on everyone's faces @JmuKmrPolice @PIBSrinagar @diprjk @airnewsalerts @DDNewsLive pic.twitter.com/OkubyF4fKt— Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs (@PIBHomeAffairs) August 12, 2019