Kashmir shuts on 3rd anniversary of Burhan Wani, internet suspended


Kashmir:Kashmir valley is observing a shut down today on Monday on the third death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Muzaffar Wani.

The call for shutdown was issued by separtist trio (Joint Resistance Leadership) comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik.

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While Malik is currently in Tihar Jail, Geelani continues to remain under house detention at his Hyderpora residence. Mirwaiz was placed under house arrest last evening.

Reports said that the authorities have imposed restrictions in parts of south Kashmir and capital city Srinagar with deployment of additional forces. Mobile internet sevrices have been snapped completely in south Kashmir and the speed has been throttled to 2G in Srinagar.

They said that traffic across the valley is off the roads barring a few uptown areas of Srinagar where a thin movement of vehiclar traffic was seen plying on roads. Businesses and other commercial establishments are also shut in the valley.