Curfew in Srinagar areas today: Government

Curfew in Srinagar areas today: Government

Official sources said restrictions may also remain in place in Palhalan and Sopore areas on Tuesday.

In wake of killing of a youth in firing by government forces in Palhalan and subsequent call for shutdown by separatist leaders, the government Monday decided to impose curfew in six police stations of Srinagar tomorrow. 

“We have decided to impose restrictions in old Srinagar areas on Tuesday,” Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told Greater Kashmir.

He said curfew will remain imposed in areas falling under Police Stations of Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Mahraj Jung, SafaKadal and Maisuma.

Official sources said restrictions may also remain in place in Palhalan and Sopore areas on Tuesday.