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The officials did not cite any reasons for reimposing restrictions but it is believed that the step was taken to prevent Muharram processions in the city and elsewhere in the Valley.(HT image)

Curbs reimposed in parts of Kashmir over Muharram

Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 01:15 AM IST
Commercial hub of Lal Chowk and adjoining areas were completely sealed off by placing concertina wires at all entry points where large number of security force personnel were deployed, officials said.
Security personnel patrol a deserted street as restrictions were(HT image)
Security personnel patrol a deserted street as restrictions were(HT image)

Curfew-like restrictions reimposed in several parts of Kashmir

Srinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 11:17 PM IST
Commercial hub of Lal Chowk and adjoining areas were completely sealed off by placing concertina wires at all entry points where large number of security force personnel were deployed, officials said.
Paramilitary forces deployed in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar on the 8th day of Muharram on September 8, 2019.(AFP)
Paramilitary forces deployed in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar on the 8th day of Muharram on September 8, 2019.(AFP)

Restrictions imposed in Kashmir valley to prevent Muharram processions

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 06:24 PM IST
Shia Muslims would take out mourning processions during the month before 1990’s. However, Muharram processions have been banned since militancy erupted in the state.
Children head for schools in Srinagar on August 23.(HT image)
Children head for schools in Srinagar on August 23.(HT image)

Curbs eased in Srinagar, streets remain empty

Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 04:44 AM IST
Security vehicles and concertina wires were still visible every few hundred metres but for the first time since restrictions were imposed in the early hours of August 5, they were repositioned partially to allow the movement of people.
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