I see the odd question about safety of Srinagar here- the main issue for me in June in Srinagar was that it was overrun with Indian middle-class families on vacation. Parts of Dal Lake were like Kao San rd- packed with tourists and with its own distinct subculture.
However, all my reservations disappeared when i took a ride on a shikara water taxi through the backwaters. timeless villages connected by water- and so quiet!
check it out: