Friday prayers not allowed in Jamia Masjid for 2nd week

Friday prayers not allowed in Jamia Masjid for 2nd week

Srinagar: No Friday prayers were allowed for the second successive week in the historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar, where curfew-like restrictions had been imposed to prevent protests against killing of Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) chief Abu Ismail and his associate Abu Qasim in a gunfight in city outskirts.
Official sources told UNI that restrictions under section 144 CrPc have been imposed within the areas falling under five police stations of Srinagar district, including Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, MR Gunj, Rainawari in downtown to prevent protests.

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