Burhan Anniversary- Curfew in Tral, Restrictions Elsewhere- District Wise Report

July 08

Restrictions have been imposed in most of the towns in the Kashmir valley on Saturday ahead of second anniversary of Burhan Wani.

From Kulgam Mohammed Ashraf Ganie reported that thousands of women and men are seen flocking the houses of the three slain youth who were killed in Army firing yesterday.

He said that despite strict restrictions, a large number of people are visiting the Redwani area to pay their tributes to the slain youth.

The Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama District has been placed under strict curfew by Government Forces.

A Tral Resident told The Kashmiriyat that the movement of public has been severely affected as Government Force personnel are patrolling every lane and by lane in the area.

All the entry and exit points to Tral have been locked down while a Vehicle of Army announced that Curfew has been imposed in the area.

In Pulwama township, the Government Forces have imposed restrictions as a large number of troopers are standing guard around the main town to hamper any protest, Jahangeer Ganie from Pulwama reported.

A Complete shutdown is being observed in the district amid pro Freedom Taranas in many masjids. In Shopian township, the Government Forces are standing vigil to protect any “Untoward” incident. Our Shopian.

The Kashmiriyat Reporter Sikander Gul reported that the vehicles of Government Forces are doing round of the entire township. He said that the posters of Burhan Wani have surfaced in many Shopian Villages.

In Islamabad, the vehicles of Government Forces are on all the main points of the township. Government Forces in large numbers are standing vigil to thwart any kind of protest ahead of the second anniversary of Burhan Wani.

in Srinagar too, strict restrictions have been imposed in the down town areas.

From North Kashmir towns including Kupwara, Sopore, Baramulla, Budgam, Handwara, Bandipora our reporters said that Government forces have been placed in all the major townships to thwart any kind of protest demonstration.

Railway Services have been suspended in Kashmir for two days and educational institutions have also ordered closure for two days.

Burhan Wani, a Militant commander was killed on July 08, 2016.