Kashmir killings: Government imposes restrictions in Srinagar parts

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Srinagar: The J&K government has decided to impose restrictions in areas under jurisdiction of five police stations in Srinagar on Friday in view of the call for protests by the Valley’s joint resistance camp against killings by armed forces on Thursday.

These police stations include Nowhatta, Khanyar, Kralkhud, Shaheed Gunj and Zadibal.

“We have decided to impose restrictions so that peace is maintained,” deputy commissioner Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone said.

Kashmir will be observing Juma’at-ul-Vida (Las Friday of holy Ramzan) today.

The joint resistance leadership has called for protests across the Valley on Friday to protest against a civilian killing by armed forces in Pulwama district in south of Kashmir on Thursday.

Three Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants died fighting armed forces in Kakpora area of Pulwama district yesterday morning triggering protests as thousands of people marched towards their native villages for funerals.

Clashes erupted and one civilian was shot dead by forces. He was identified as Tawseef Ahmad Wani, a resident of Tengpuna, Pulwama.

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