Yasin Malik, Umar Farooq put under house arrest in Srinagar

 Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik and Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were put under house arrest here on Thursday to prevent them from leading rallies on the occasion of Eid on Friday.

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik and Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were put under house arrest here on Thursday to prevent them from leading rallies on the occasion of Eid on Friday.

According to reports, several other top separatist leaders, including Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, Shabir Shah and Nayeem Ahmad Khan, have also been kept under house arrest to prevent them from leading rallies on Eid tomorrow.

Meanwhile, internet services have also been shut down in view of apprehension of misuse of data services by anti-national elements on Eid. 

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