Banihal remains shut

The highway Banihal town also observed complete shutdown closed on the Hurriyat’s call .
Banihal remains shut
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The highway Banihal town also observed complete shutdown closed on the Hurriyat's call  .

The Bandh remained peaceful as no report of any untoward incident was received from any part of the Tehsil.

District administration had  made  elaborate security arrangements by deploying additional forces including  Army,  Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Jammu and Kashmir police personnel.

The main markets wore a deserted look as all business establishments were closed and  transport   remained off roads.

Banihal Baramullah rail service has already been suspended by the authorities.

 "District administration did not allow  Srinagar bound tourist vehicles beyond Shan palace  in view of prevailing law and order situation in the valley.  however like other towns of Chenab region the Bandh was peaceful and incident free" said a police officer. 

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