Day 21 : Curfew, Restrictions Re-imposed In Kashmir Valley

SRINAGAR:Authorities on Friday reimposed curfew in four districts of South Kashmir  and Srinagar city and put restrictions in other parts of the Valley to foil the ‘Jamia Masjid Chalo’ programme of united resistance leadership


“There is curfew in entire south Kashmir and Srinagar, while restrictions have been imposed in north and central Kashmir,” a police official said.


After Friday prayers,scores of people marched towards UN Office at Sonwar Srinagar to submit a memorandam,however government forces used tear smoke shells to disperse them,thus resulting in Clashes between youth and government forces.The clashes were going on till last reports.

Meanwhile Clashes erupted in the different  parts of the Valley after Friday prayers. 
According to the reports,protests erupted in North Kashmir’s Trehgam area when people tried to take out a rally after Friday prayers.
Intense pro-freedom protests also erupted in North Kashmir’s Palhallan area after Friday prayers
Protests also erupted in Bandipora’s Hajin, Kaloosa and Ajar areas after Friday prayers today.
Intense clashes were going on in South Kashmir’s Dooru area which falls in Islamabad district.


Police on Friday arrested Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq outside their residences when they tried to march towards historic Jamia Masjid Srinagar.
Geelani was arrested outside his Hyderpora residence and shifted to Humhama police Station,when he tried to march towards Jamia Masjid around noon today.
Mirwaiz was also arrested outside his Nigeen residenceat at 1 PM when he tried to march towards Jamia Masjid.

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to impose Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir, but asked the union government for a status report on the ground level situation, reports said.
The Supreme Court was hearing a petition filed by the J&K Panther’s Party chief Bhim Singh.

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