Kashmir: Curfew imposed in parts of Srinagar ahead of separatists' protest march

Srinagar: Authorities on Friday imposed curfew in parts of Srinagar to prevent a protest march called by the separatists, officials said.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

"Curfew has been imposed in seven areas to maintain law and order," the police said.

Separatists have called for the march to the Jamia Mosque in the city's Nowhatta area.

Congregational Friday prayers have not been allowed inside the mosque.

Separatist leaders Mirwaiz Umer Farooq has been kept under house arrest while Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested and shifted to the Srinagar central jail on Thursday.

Syed Ali Geelani continues to remain under house arrest.

Meanwhile, the ongoing unrest has entered the fifth month after it started in Srinagar on 9 July.

Ninety-five people have been killed and over 12,000 injured during the ongoing violence in the valley.


Updated Date: Nov 11, 2016 10:37 AM

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