Kashmir falls silent again on curfew, restrictions

Violence in Kashmir valley
Srinagar, Aug 30: Kashmir valley fell silent yet again on Monday, Aug 30 as curfew and restrictions were imposed across several regions in the view of the shutdown called by the separatist Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani.

While curfew was clamped in Srinagar, Kupwara and Kralpora towns, restrictions have been imposed on the movement of people in Hyderpora and Budgam towns in central Kashmir.

In Srinagar, police said that the curfew was imposed in seven police station areas including Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Bemina and Qammerwari.

These measures were taken as Hurriyat Conference called for a complete strike and peaceful protests throughout the Valley on Monday, Aug 30.

Shops, educational institutions, banks and private offices were shut and transport services were suspended.

However, the hardline separatist organisation said, there will be no strike from 5 pm on Monday, Aug 30 till 7 am on Tuesday, Aug 31.

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