Curfew imposed in Srinagar to prevent Muharram procession

Curfew was imposed in several parts of this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital here Wednesday to prevent a Muharram procession.

“Curfew has been imposed in police station areas of Kralkhud, Shaheedgunj, Maisuma, Kothibagh and Ram Munshibagh in Srinagar to maintain peace in the city,” a senior police officer said here.

The curfew has been imposed to prevent a Muharram procession scheduled to be carried out from the Shaheedgunj area, half a kilometre from city centre Lal Chowk.

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