Srinagar: The authorities Monday imposed restrictions on the movement of people in seven police station areas of Srinagar — Maharaj Gunj, Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhtatta, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Kralkhud — as “a precautionary measure”.
Restrictions have also been imposed in Pulwama and Shopian districts of south Kashmir while government forces have been deployed in strength across the Valley for maintaining law and order, a police official said.
Train services from Banihal to Baramulla have been suspended while Internet services in mobile devices continued to remain suspended for the third day.
Five civilians and five militants were killed by government forces in Badigam village of Shopian on Sunday during a gunfight and clashes.
(With inputs from PTI)