Amid shutdown, restriction imposed in Kashmir Valley

Amid shutdown, restriction imposed in Kashmir Valley


Internet, rail services suspended, Schools, colleges shut, Exams postponed

Authorities imposed restrictions, shut educational institutions, blocked Internet services and ordered suspension of rail services today to prevent protests in Kashmir in the wake of killing of LeT commander Abu Dujana, his aide and two civilians.

Meanwhile a complete shutdown was observed in response to the call of joint Resistance Leadership across Kashmir Valley. All shops, business establishments were closed in Srinagar and other major towns of the Valley.

Four persons, including LeT divisional commander Abu Dujana, his associate Arif Lelhari and two civilian protesters were killed on Tuesday in Pulwama district. While Dujana and Lelhari were killed in a gunfight, two civilians were killed after forces opened fire on protester.

Around 40 civilians were injured during protests after Dujana and Lelhari were killed. Several of them suffered bullet injuries.

Restrictions have been imposed in areas falling in the jurisdiction of five police stations of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, Safa Kadal and M.R. Gunj in Srinagar.

Besides authorities ordered closure of all schools and colleges, Kashmir University and Islamic University of Science and Technology postponed all exams scheduled for today.

Mobile internet and rail services were also suspended as a precautionary measures.

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