Indo-Pak Affairs

Authorities impose curfew to thwart protest march in occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Curfew was imposed in parts of occupied Kashmir including Srinagar, Baramulla, Pulwama and Kupwara districts of occupied Valley on Friday to thwart a protest march after Friday prayers.“Curfew has been imposed in five police station areas of summer capital Srinagar as a precautionary measure,” a police spokesman said.

Nowhatta, Rainawari, Khanyar, Safakadal and Maharaj Gunj police station areas in the city were brought under curfew in the wee hours. Curfew was also imposed in Pattan, Delina, Palahalan, Sopore, Dangiwacha and Baramulla district headquarter town in north Kashmir, the spokesman said. Kupwara, Kralpora, Tregam, Handwara, Chottipora and Kulangam in Kupwara district were also placed under similar restrictions.

The saffron town of Pampore in Pulwama district has also been placed under curfew after a 55—year—old man, who was allegedly beaten up by security force personnel on October seven, succumbed to injuries late last night at a hospital here, the spokesman said.-SANA

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