Curfew-like restrictions have been imposed in eight Police stations in the city to prevent law and order and maintain security in the area.
“Restrictions, under section 144 CrPc, will remain in force in Parimpora, Khanyar, M R Gunj, Nowahtta, Maisuma, Kralkhud, Rainawari and Safakadal police station areas tomorrow to prevent any law and order problems,” the police said.
All schools and colleges in the city were closed for the day and classes at the Kashmir University were suspended.
However, there is no restriction on students appearing for exams.
“The examination admit cards will be treated as curfew passes for students who are writing exams tomorrow,” the police added.
Train services were also suspended.
Mir, a resident of the Paranoia, was an associate of Zakir Musa, who left the Hizbul Mujahideen to float an IS affiliate in Kashmir.
On Friday, three militants travelling in a car opened fire on a police team at the Zakura crossing on Srinagar-Ganderbal road, killing sub-inspector Imran Tak and injuring a special police officer (SPO), the police official said.
The police team managed to intercept the car and apprehended one militant, but two others fled from the scene.
Later, police came to know that Mugees Ahmad Mir , one of the two militants who had managed to escape, was brought home dead.
Source : timesofindia