Banihal town shuts against killing of Zakir Musa

Srinagar: A complete shutdown is being observed in Banihal area of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir against the killing of militant commander Zakir Musa.

All shops, business establishments and schools are closed while local traffic is off the roads in the highway town.

Witnesses said that extra forces have been deployed in the town and adjacent areas.

Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in parts of Srinagar, summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday to prevent protests against the killing of militant commander Zakir Musa late last night.

All schools, colleges and universities have been closed across Kashmir today as a “precautionary measure”, divisional commissioner Kashmir announced yesterday. Kashmir University and IUST Awantipora have postponed all the exams scheduled today.

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