Srinagar: Curfew-like restrictions have been imposed in the sensitive old city areas after tension gripped Srinagar following the killing of a top commander of Al-Qaeda linked Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind Mugees Ahmad Mir near Zakura on Friday evening.
Government has also ordered the closure of schools and colleges on Saturday as a “precautionary measure” to prevent any protests in the city. However, the school board examinations will be held on schedule as authorities have decided to consider roll number slips as curfew passes.
Authorities have imposed curfew-like restrictions in the areas falling under the eight police station in Srinagar city. These include Pairmpora, Rainawar, Safa Kadal, Nowhatta, Khanyar and MR Gunj, There will be partial restrictions in areas under Maisuma and Kralkhud police stations.