Restrictions imposed in parts of Srinagar

Srinagar: Following plans of protest by Shia community against execution of a Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Al Nimr in Saudi Arabia, authorities have imposed curfew like restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Monday.

“Restrictions have been imposed today (Monday) in areas falling under the jurisdiction of Rainawari and Zadibal police stations in Srinagar,” a senior police official told IANS.

Shia leaders have called for protest on Monday against the execution of Nimr Al Nimr.

The University of Kashmir has, however, announced that all exams scheduled for Monday will be held as per the already published date sheet.

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