Curfew in south Kashmir to prevent Anantnag chalo

Srinagar, July 25: Authorities on Monday imposed curfew in four south Kashmir districts to prevent Anantnag chalo march called by separatists.
Curfew in south Kashmir to prevent Anantnag chalo
Curfew in Anantnag..Mir Wasim/GK

 Srinagar, July 25: Authorities on Monday imposed curfew in four south Kashmir districts to prevent Anantnag chalo march called by separatists.

Police said strict curfew would remain in force in Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama districts while restrictions will continue in parts of Srinagar, Kupwara, Sopore and Baramulla.

All senior separatist leaders including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Yasin Malik and Shabir Shah have been either placed under house arrest or taken into preventive custody by the authorities ever since the ongoing unrest started in the Valley on July 9.

The separatists have extended their protest shutdown call till July 29.

Reminiscent of 2010 unrest, separatists have started issuing weekly protest calendars in the Valley.

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