Curfew and restrictions have been imposed in Srinagar and other places in the Kashmir Valley on Monday, sources said.
The official sources said that “these restrictions were necessary to maintain law and order”.
According to the District Magistrate Srinagar, in view of the prevailing law and order situation, strict restrictions will remain imposed on 29 May, 2017 within the territorial jurisdiction of seven police stations of Srinagar district, including Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Rainawari, Kralkhud, Maisuma.
Similar preventive restrictions have been imposed in Shopian, Kulgam, Pulwama, Badgam, Ganderbal, Bandipora, Kupwara, Anantnag and Baramulla districts.
Pertinently, the Kashmir Valley has been on the edge since Saturday when Hizbul commander, Sabzar Bhat was killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Saimoh village of Pulwama district along with his associate, Faizan Ahmad.