Srinagar: Authorities today suspended mobile internet services in Kashmir Valley to check spreading of rumours by anti-social elements following the killing of Jammu and Kashmir's most wanted militant Burhan Wani by security forces.
- Burhan Wani was killed by the security forces on Friday
- Separatists have called for a shutdown to protest against his killing
- Train services from Baramulla to Banihal town have been suspended
Besides, the authorities also imposed restriction in the entire district of Pulwama and in the towns of Anantnag, Shopian, Pulgam and Sopore, officials said.
In Srinagar, restrictions have been imposed in areas falling under seven police stations which include Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, MR Gunj, Safakadal, Maisuma, Kralkhud. All school board exams scheduled for the day have been postponed.
Train services from Baramulla in Kashmir region to Banihal town in Jammu have also been suspended.
Burhan Wani was gunned down by the security forces on Friday. His burial could not take place on Friday as authorities feared a law and order situation.
Scores of people using different modes of conveyance tried to reach the area of gunfight in south Kashmir's Kokernag area and Tral town, to which Burhan Wani belonged.
Meanwhile, separatists including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Asiya Andrabi, the radical chief of women's separatist outfit, have called for a valley-wide shutdown to protest against Burhan Wani's killing.