For the third consecutive Friday, no prayers allowed at Jamia Masjid

Srinagar: For the third consecutive Friday, congregational prayers were not allowed at the historic Jamia Masjid.

The Joint Resistance Leadership had called for peaceful protests against the ‘killing spree in Kashmir’. This is the 16th Friday this year when prayers were not allowed in the mosque.

In a tweet Mirwaiz said:

According to reports, authorities have laid barricades and deployed armed forces to prevent movement and congregation at the mosque.

All the entry points leading to the mosque has been sealed, police question bystanders who attempt move towards the mosque. Shops and other business establishments remained shut. Traffic both public and private has been diverted to other areas.

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