Children play near a paramilitary soldier standing guard at a closed market area during curfew in Srinagar.
Curfew continued to remain in force
in parts of the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday as a precautionary measure but rest of the Valley observed a shutdown in wake of the killing of a youth when security forces allegedly opened fire on Wednesday. (AP)
Policemen patrol past a barbwire roadblock during curfew in Srinagar.
"Curfew will continue in five police station areas of Khanyar, Nowhatta, Rainawari, M R Gunj and Safakadal in the interior Srinagar city," a spokesman of the district administration said. (AP)
A paramilitary soldier stands guard on a street during curfew in Srinagar.
The spokesperson said though there is no curfew in other areas where it was in force yesterday, but restrictions under section 144 have been imposed and security forces have been deployed in strength in such areas in view of the apprehensions of the law and order problems. (AP)
Paramilitary soldiers patrol a street during curfew in Srinagar.
The spokesman said curfew has been clamped as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. (AP)
A policeman puts back in place a barbwire roadblock after allowing a vehicle carrying Kashmiris past during curfew in Srinagar.
A youth, Bashir Ahmad Bhat, was killed on Wednesday when security forces allegedly opened fire to chase away stone-pelting protesters. (AP)
A Kashmiri man bends to get past a barbwire checkpoint in front a paramilitary soldier in Srinagar.
The protests erupted in Nawa Kadal area in interior of the city when security forces were being withdrawn after poll duty. (AP)