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Indefinite curfew imposed in Srinagar

Srinagar: In occupied Kashmir, following massive anti-India and pro-liberation demonstrations on the day of Eid at historic Lal Chowk in Srinagar and other parts of the valley, the authorities have imposed curfew in Srinagar, Islamabad, Bijbehara, Pulwama, Kakapora, Sopore and Baramulla and restrictions in all parts of the territory.

Gun-toting Indian paramilitary troopers and police personnel are out in strength enforcing a strict curfew. No one is allowed to move out of his home, residents of various areas of Srinagar told media men over phone.

Elsewhere in Kashmir valley restrictions have been imposed on the movement of people and at many places undeclared curfew has been clamped, reports said.

On Saturday, the day of Eid hundreds of thousands of people had converged at Eidgah and other places of worship including Hazratbal and TRC Ground in the city and offered prayers.

After Eid prayers, tens of thousands marched from Eidgah in Srinagar to historic Lal Chowk to demonstrate against Indian occupation. Pro-liberation and Pakistani flags were hoisted atop a Clock Tower situated in the centre of the sprawling square

On the other hand, an FIR has been lodged by authorities against APHC Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq alleging him of instigating trouble and arson in Lal Chowk. The FIR no. 83/2010 stands registered against Mirwaiz in Shergarhi Police Station, a police official told media men.



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