Restrictions in Srinagar areas, Schools, colleges to remain shut

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Srinagar: Authorities on Monday decided to impose the restrictions in Srinagar old Srinagar parts after a militant from Soura, Srinagar was killed along with his two associates in an overnight encounter with government forces in Anantnag district.
Apprehending protests following the killing of the militant Mohammad Eshan of Soura, restrictions have been imposed in the police station areas of Maharajgunj, Safakadal, Rainawari, Nowhatta, Khanyar and Soura as “a precautionary measure” official sources said.
All the educational institutions including schools and colleges in Srinagar have also been closed for today, official sources said.
Three militants, two among them identified as Mohammad Eshan of Soura and Owais Shafi of Kokernag were killed in an overnight gunfight with government forces in Hakoora, police said.

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