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Heavy security deployed to prevent Muharram procession in J&K's Srinagar

Starting from the Guru Bazar locality, the Shia procession would end at the Dalgate area

IANS  |  Srinagar 

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Security personnel stands guard during curfew in Srinagar. Representative Photo: PTI

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of on Friday to prevent a procession, police said.

Starting from the Guru Bazar locality, the Shia procession would end at the Dalgate area.

After separatist violence started in Kashmir, authorities have not allowed the procession since 1990.

Heavy deployments of police and paramilitary (CRPF) in full riot gear were made in the restricted areas.

Pedestrian and vehicular movement was also suspended.

Life in other areas of and elsewhere in the Kashmir Valley, however, remained normal.

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First Published: Fri, September 29 2017. 12:28 IST
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