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To foil Shopian March, Government imposes restrictions in parts of Srinagar and major towns of South Kashmir

Srinagar: In a bid to thwart protests against civilian killings, authorities have imposed undeclared restrictions in parts of Kashmir capital Srinagar and South Kashmir towns.

Reports said that the movement of people have been curbed in old Srinagar city and major towns of South Kashmir including Shopian district.

An official said that restrictions and undeclared curfew have been imposed in parts of Srinagar and othr major towns of South Kashmir to maintain law and order following the shutdown call and Shopian March called by seperatists against recent civilian killings.

At different intersections, mobile bunkers have been created while all routes leading to Shopian have been sealed.

Almost all the pro freedom leaders and known activists have either been detained in police stations or put under house arrest.

Since 2008, authorities have never allowed free movement of people and have foiled all separatist sponsored march calls.

Meanwhile, a shutdown is being observed across Kashmir Valley.


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