Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Police sources said restrictions have been imposed in Nowhatta area of Old City Srinagar on the second death anniversary of militant, Sajad Ahmad Gilkar

By Author  |  Published: 12th Jul 2019  11:13 am
Restrictions
Srinagar: A soldier mans a Srinagar road as authorities imposed restrictions in parts of summer capital to prevent a separatist called protest shutdown and sit-in demonstration on July 21, 2017. (Photo: IANS)

Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in an area in Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist protests on the death anniversary of a local militant.

Police sources said restrictions have been imposed in Nowhatta area of Old City Srinagar on the second death anniversary of militant, Sajad Ahmad Gilkar.

Heavy deployments of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have been made in the area.

Due to the restrictions, it is unlikely that the day’s congressional prayers would be allowed at the historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta on Friday, police sources said.

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