Srinagar: The district authorities on Saturday imposed a two-day curfew in Tral, the hometown of slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, ahead of his second death anniversary. The announcement of curfew was made by the police in the morning. Police said the curfew will remain in effect till late Sunday evening.
“No one should come out of their homes and if anybody would be found sitting outside their residence, he would be dealt with strictly,” the police announcement said.
All entry and exit points and roads leading to the town have been sealed to bar people from reaching Tral.
In Srinagar, the district administration imposed restrictions in some parts for Sunday. An official said that restrictions would be imposed in Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safa Kadal, Maharaj Gunj, Rainawari, Kralkhud and Maisuma. The restrictions in Maisuma and Kralkhud areas would be “partial”, he said.
The official informed that roll number slips of students scheduled to appear in exams on Sunday will be treated as curfew passes.
The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik has called for a complete shutdown across Kashmir on Sunday to mark Burhan Wani’s death anniversary.