Restrictions imposed in Rajouri town

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Jammu, Aug 8: Authorities have imposed restrictions banning unlawful assembly in Rajouri town of Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of unrest in Kashmir Valley.

The District Magistrate Rajouri has imposed section 144 of CrPC in municipality limits of the Rajouri Town.

Restrictions imposed in Rajouri town

As per the order issued here, no persons will organise, lead unlawful assembly or resort to provocative slogans within the limit of Rajouri Municipality.

However, the restrictions will not be applied to gathering in connection with preparations for Independence Day, marriage, cremation, burial and within the premises of places of worship. The order will remain in force up to August 17, it said.

Kashmir has been rocked by violent protests, in which 55 persons have died so far, after Hizbul commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with security forces in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on July 8.

PTI 

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