SRINAGAR: A curfew has been imposed in two south Kashmir districts by the Authorities on Saturday.
"Curfew shall continue today (Saturday) in Pulwama and Kulgam districts. Restrictions under section 144 of the CrPC (Code of Criminal Procedure) will continue in other places," a senior police official told IANS.
"Police and CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) personnel were deployed in different areas," the official added.
Despite of the curfew, many people of the city protested on Friday because of which over 100 people including civilians and security forces got wounded.
During the protest, a civilian got dead and his pillion riding son injured when he hit a roadblock in Beerwa area of Badgam district.
Police said miscreants had laid obstructions on the road which the ill-fated biker did not see before he hit it.
Tear smoke shells were thrown up by the Police and CRPF to curb a mob of protesters in Srinagar that was marching towards the Sonwar locality office of the UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP).
A statement had been issued by Senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani on Friday to condemn youths threatening Amarnath pilgrims and tourists.
Geelani stated these "masked miscreants as Indian agents out to defame the people's struggle in Kashmir".
The roads and highways had been blocked by the youth. Moreover, shopkeepers were told to close businesses in areas of Srinagar and other districts.
A protest will continue till Sunday, separatists told people.