Authorities impose restrictions in Srinagar

The district administration has decided to impose strict restrictions in parts of Srinagar falling under the jurisdiction of Police station: Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safa Kadal, MR Gunj, Rainawari, Maisuma,  Kralkhud and Batamaloo

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar Farooq Ahmad Lone said strict restrictions will be imposed in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of above mentioned police stations, till further orders.

The restrictions have been placed to prevent protests against the killing of top militant commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat in an encounter with government forces in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district today.

The death of Bhat, a successor of slain militant commander Burhan Wani, has triggered protests and shutdown across the valley.

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