Curfew in Srinagar ahead of separatist march

Posted By: Samyuktha
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Srinagar, Jul 2: While no relaxation in curfew-hit areas of south Kashmir has been announced, a curfew was also clamped in the entire Srinagar district ahead of the proposed march by separatists.

Smelling troble ahead of the march, District Magistrate, Srinagar, Mehraj Ahmad Kakroo imposed a curfew in the entire Srinagar district on Friday, Jul 2 morning.

A march to Eidgah martyrs" graveyard was called for by hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference headed by jailed leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani.

Additional security personnel have also been deployed across Srinagar to check any untoward incident and break out of violence,

Thursday, Jul 1 also saw chaotic developments with overnight protests in the city and an abortive attempt by activists of a woman separatist outfit to take out a march to Pather Masjid in defiance of curfew.

Meanwhile, there is no relaxation in curfew in Sopore, Baramulla, Mattan, Bijbehara, Dooru, Kokernag, Achhabal in Anantnag, Qaimoh in Kulgam and Pulwama districts of south Kashmir.

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