Restrictions likely in Budgam areas today

Restrictions likely in Budgam areas today
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Srinagar: Parts of Srinagar and Budgam observed a shutdown for the second consecutive day on Sunday in protest of the killing of a youth by government forces on July 21.
Police is likely to impose restrictions on movement of people on Tuesday to foil a march to Beerwah.
Meanwhile, mobile internet service also remained suspended for the first half of the day. Authorities later restored the internet almost three days after snapping it the night following the killing.
Shops and other business establishments remained closed while no movement of traffic was observed in Beerwah and adjoining areas, although no restrictions on movement of people were placed by the government in Budgam.
Meanwhile, some posters calling for a march to Beerwah on Tuesday were posted at different places in the district. The poster stated that the event will observe the Chaharam (4th day after death) of the slain youth where people will recite passages of Quran.
Police is, however, placing restrictions on the movement of people in the area. All the entry points to Beerwah have been sealed and additional companies of paramilitary have been called in to foil the march.
A police official told Kashmir Reader that people will not be allowed to visit Beerwah town on Tuesday.



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