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Security heightened in Srinagar

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Security was heightened in some parts of city on Friday to prevent separatist called protests against civilian killings.

The (JRL), a separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, and Muhammad Yasin Malik, has called for peaceful protests after the congressional Friday prayers against the four civilians who were killed during a gunfight in district on Wednesday.

While Geelani and Mirwaiz have been placed under house arrest, Malik has been lodged in the Central Jail.

continues to remain suspended in south areas since Thursday while the speed of mobile as well as fixed line connections were slashed in other parts of the valley.

between Baramulla and Bannihal towns have been suspended.

Educational institutions, banks, post offices and government offices were closed across due to a public holiday.

Public transport remained off the roads in most areas of

district public transport, however, remained suspended.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 10:12 IST
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