Shutdown, restrictions paralyse life across Kashmir valley

The separatist call of observing shutdown and restrictions imposed by the authorities, has paralysed life across Kashmir valley.

In wake of the yesterday’s killings in Kashmir valley, a complete shutdown is being observed across the valley.

In separate incidents yesterday, three civilians, three militants and six policemen were killed.

Consequently, Separatist leaders have given a shutdown call in the valley.

Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions were imposed in the areas of Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj and Safa Kadal to maintain law and order.

Heavy contingents of police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were also deployed.

Train services between Baramulla and Bannihal towns were suspended. Exams scheduled for Saturday were postponed by Kashmir University.

Shops, public transport and educational institutions remained closed.

The shutdown was called to protest the killings of three militants and as many civilians.

Meanwhile, stone pelting was reported in Pazalpora area of Bijbihara and Wanpoo area of Anantnag In South Kashmir.

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