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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Authorities imposed restrictions here on Saturday to maintain and order in the wake of a militant's killing the previous day, police said.

"District Magistrate has imposed restrictions under section 144 CrPc in Parimpora, Safa Kadal, M.R.Gunj, Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Maisuma and Kralkhud areas," the police said.

All schools and colleges in the city were closed for the day. Classes at the Kashmir University were suspended.

Train services were also suspended.

On Friday, Mugees Ahmad Mir from Parimpora was killed in a gunfight between the police and militants in the outskirts of

According to the police, the slain militant was a member of the Al Qaeda affiliated group, Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind.

The group was launched in July. Zakir Musa, a militant active in south Kashmir areas heads the outfit.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, November 18 2017. 09:02 IST
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