Armed forces deployed on streets, mobile Internet shut down

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Aerial surveillance along with area domination exercises carried out

Srinagar: Armed forces across Jammu and Kashmir has been deployed on the streets and the forces carried out area domination exercises in Srinagar and Jammu cities where main Republic Day of India celebrations will be held on Tuesday.

Mobile internet remains shut down across the Kashmir Valley.

Police and paramilitary forces have been carrying out random searches in parts of Srinagar including commercial hub Lal Chowk, Residency Road and Court Road area.

The joint contingents were also witnessed searching vehicles, auto-rickshaws and bikes.

Reports of similar type of exercises were also received from Jammu where main Republic Day function will be held on Tuesday and Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha will be unfurling the tri-colour.

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