Wednesday, November 28, 2012


Srinagar Nov 28 (Only Kashmir): An indefinite curfew has been imposed in major parts of Srinagar this evening. An official Police statement said, "The district magistrate of Srinagar has imposed curfew in the police station areas of Nowhatta, M.R Gunj, Safakadal, Khanyar, Rainawari, Nigeen, Lalbazar, Zadibal and Parimpora with immediate effect, till further orders."
 A police spokesman said, "Police has taken cognizance of some skirmishes between two communities in Zadibal area. The civil and police administration are monitoring the situation. There are no reports of anybody getting injured. However, sporadic incidents of stone pelting have been reported."
Clashes between members of the Sunni and Shia communities in the old city area of Zadibal on Wednesday afternoon prompted the authorities to impose curfew in areas under nine police stations. Personnel of police and the Central Reserve Police Force have been deployed in sensitive areas of the city to maintain law and order.
Meanwhile all the Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held on 29th November have been postponed.
According to sources Only Kashmir received here Mobile Telecom operators are allegedly directed by authorities to suspend service tomorrow on 29th Nov. 
Meanwhile, two CRPF jawans and a civilian were injured in a powerful hand grenade blast in south Kashmir's Bejibehara town on Wednesday evening.
Police said militants targeted a patrol party of the CRPF with a hand grenade which exploded, causing injuries to two jawans and a civilian. The injured were taken to the hospital for treatment. (OK)


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