SRINAGAR: On Monday, Srinagar saw a separatist shutdown, that affected the daily activities in the Kashmir Valley. Official restrictions have been imposed in the valley.
As per records, police restrictions have been brought in to those areas falling in the jurisdiction of six people stations in Srinagar, just to maintain law and order.
“Restrictions have been imposed in the areas of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, M.R.Gunj, Safakadal and Maisuma,” said a senior police official.
The paramilitary forces and the police force have been in full riot gear in Srinagar including in Pulwama, Anantnag, Badgam, Shopian, Sopore and Baramulla.
Separatist leaders including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik are alleged to have called for the valley wide protest and shut down against deaths of two youths in Pulwama district on Sunday.
As per reports, around 20 protesters were injured in the incident. Train services between Baramulla town in the valley and Jammu’s Bannihal town have been suspended for the day.