Scores of people took to the streets in Kralpora to protest against braid-chopping incidents. The youths threw stones at security personnel who retaliated by firing teargas canisters.
Srinagar BSF camp attack: The terrorist who entered the mess was killed by the officers inside after a gunbattle, the BSF said.
Restrictions are in place in the jurisdiction of 13 police station areas of the city, Srinagar District Magistrate (deputy commissioner) Syed Abid Rashid Shah told reporters in Srinagar.
The strike call has also been supported by separatists in Kashmir. Restrictions have been imposed in five police station areas of Srinagar, a police official said.
As a precautionary measure, the J-K Police have decided to impose restrictions on civilian movement in the areas falling under police stations of Nowhatta, M R Gunj, Khanyar, Safakadal and Rainwari in downtown Srinagar.
Separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik have called for the valley-wide protest shutdown against the killing of two civilians and two militants in Anantnag district on Saturday.
Curbs under section 144 have been imposed in six police station areas of Srinagar, a police official said. He said the restrictions were in force in Nowhatta, Maharaj Gunj, Safa Kadal, Khanyar, Maisuma and Rainawari police station areas of the city.
Senior separatist leader, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq had called for the protests. Mirwaiz has been placed under house arrest to prevent his participation. Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik, who was arrested on Thursday, has been lodged in the Srinagar Central Jail.
The weekly bus service was suspended along Poonch-Rawalakot road on July 10 due to heavy firing and shelling from Pakistani troops in Poonch sector, leaving 116 PoK residents stranded at the houses of their relatives on this side.
Authorities today imposed restrictions in parts of the city in view of a strike called by separatist groups against the arrest of seven separatist leaders by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). However, the strike call evoked a mixed response.
“We have neutralised both the militants. It is a huge building with 400 rooms on 15 acres of land. So with help from the Army, we carried out room to room searches,” IG CRPF, Ravideep Sahi, said.
The deceased has been identified as sub-inspector Sahib Shukla and the injured as constable-driver Nissar Ahmed.
The decision to include the two cities in the list of smart cities was announced by the Union minister for Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi on Friday.
Escape the sweltering heat and rush to the cool and pristine valley of Jammu and Kashmir.
Constable Sheetal Singh of security wing of the police was found dead inside a car at the Cheshmashahi garden near the Raj Bhavan in Srinagar, a police official said.