Burhan anniversary: Roads leading to Tral sealed; Curfew-like restrictions in Kashmir parts

Srinagar

Government on Friday imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city and southern parts of Kashmir districts of Pulwama and Islamabad and Baramulla in northern part of Kashmir, to prevent protests marking the death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

Resistance leaders have been either detained or placed under house arrest to prevent their participation in the “valley-wide” protests.

Srinagar district administration on Thursday issued orders to impose restrictions in areas falling under the jurisdictions of Rainawari, Nowhatta, MR Gunj, Khanyar and Safa Kadal police stations in the city.

Restrictions under Section 144 CrPc have also been imposed in Pulwama and Islamabad.

Reports from Tral said that strict curfew has been imposed in the township, the birthplace of slain Burhan.

Police and paramilitary forces have erected barricades at all entry and exit points of the township.

In Islamabad, reports said, forces have blocked roads with rolls of concertina wire to limit the pedestrian and vehicular movement.

 

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