Curfewed Srinagar Tenser Than Usual

Srinagar:Curfew remained in force in seven police station areas of the city on Saturday following death of a minor boy, who was hit by pellets last evening in Saidpora area of Srinagar.

On Friday, government had imposed curfew in view of UN march called by the unified resistance leadership.

According to a police official, curfew remained in force in seven police station areas of the city as a precautionary measure for maintaining law and order.

“Curfew has been imposed as a precautionary measure in seven police station areas of Srinagar city,” an official said.

He said the police station areas where curfew has been imposed are Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Safakadal, Maharaj Gunj, Maisuma and Batamaloo.

“Restrictions on assembly of people are in force in rest of the Kashmir Valley while forces have been deployed in strength to maintain law and order,” the official said.

The roads across Srinagar city on Saturday wore a deserted look with forces checking the handful of private vehicles seen on the roads.

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