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Authorities on Wednesday imposed restrictions for the 3rd consecutive day in Soura and adjoining areas following the killing of local militant Eisa Fazli in an encounter with govt forces in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

The police and paramilitary CRPF have laid barricades at several places to bar the movement of people through the area. Among others concertina wire along the horizontal stretch of road were laid at Pandach connecting Ganderbal with Sgr while transport towards Dargah Hazratbal was being allowed, police and CRPF do not allow movement on 90-ft stretch. Shop and other business establishments also remained closed in Soura, Ellahibagh, Buchpora, Umarhaer, Ahmadnagar and some parts of Ganderbal district.

The schools and colleges, both private and government, are closed in the areas as precautionary measure.