Shutdown in old city area of Srinagar
Srinagar: Business establishments and shops
in some parts of old Srinagar city on Saturday observed a shutdown
against the alleged high-handedness of security forces during
clashes with supporters here, official sources said.
A group of youth blocked the roads around Jamia Masjid,
Nowhatta and Gojwara while the shops remained closed to
protest against police and CRPF action yesterday, the sources
They said the local residents accused the law enforcing
agencies of ransacking the houses and shops in their areas
during clashes with stone-pelting protestors.
Some youth took to the streets after Friday prayers to
protest against the house arrest of moderate Hurriyat
Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. Two persons were
injured in the clashes.
Meanwhile, hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed
Ali Shah Geelani continued to be under house arrest with
police preventing him from addressing a press conference at
his Hyderpora residence.
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