Shopian gunfight aftermath: Restrictions in place to prevent protests, mobile internet, rail services remain suspended

In wake of the march towards Secretariat call by the Joint Resistance Leaders, authorities have put in restrictions in parts of Srinagar and other places of the valley too.

The protest shutdown and sit-in was called by JRL against the killing of 10 people in Shopian including five civilians on Sunday. However, the authorities have placed Geelani and the Mirwaiz under house arrest while Malik has been taken into preventive detection.

All educational institutions have been shut in the valley. Exams scheduled for Monday were already postponed. Rail services were also suspended as a precautionary measure. Mobile internet services remained suspended in all south Kashmir districts since Sunday. It also remains suspended in Srinagar and Ganderbal districts in the north of the valley.

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