Curfew in parts of Srinagar to thwart separatists' march

Posted By: IANS
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Srinagar, Nov 11  Authorities on Friday imposed curfew in parts of Srinagar to prevent a protest march called by the separatists, officials said.

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

Srinagar curfew

The Separatists had earlier 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 including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq have 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.

Kashmir has been on the boil eversince the the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani by the security forces in July. 

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


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