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Restrictions in parts of city today

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Srinagar, Sep 18: Restrictions will be imposed in parts of Srinagar Wednesday to prevent Muharram processions which remain banned in the area since 1989.

A police official said that restrictions will be imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of Shaheed Gunj, Batamaloo, Shergari, Kothibagh, Ram Munshi Bagh, Maisuma, and Kral Khud police stations.

He said the restrictions will be imposed as a preventive measure in view of eighth day of Muharram to maintain law and order.

The traditional Muharram procession used to pass through these areas, but have been banned since eruption of militancy in 1989.

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