Kashmir observes shutdown on R-Day, internet suspended a day earlier

28 January, 2018, 00:15 | Author: Essie Rivera
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Central intelligence agencies had alerted the J&K police that a woman from Pune had moved to Kashmir and was in regular touch with the Islamic State group, unidentified officials said.

"We will be talking to her (suspect) and we will be talking to our sister agencies".

Meanwhile, official sources on Thursday said she is the same woman who was questioned by the Pune Anti-Terrorism Squad in 2015, when it came to notice that she had been radicalised after coming in contact with ISIS supporters overseas.

All Republic Day programmes in Jammu and Kashmir, including the main event in Srinagar, on Friday passed off peacefully amid tight security.

Officials said the step was taken as a precautionary measure ahead of the flag hoisting and parade to celebrate the country's Republic Day. We will be covering every other lead to know what the facts are. "Only after proper investigation, we will be able to come to any conclusion", Munir Khan added. She was then allegedly planning to travel to Syria. The separatists asked people observe January 26 as "Black Day", prompting security forces to enforce curfew-like restrictions to prevent any protests.

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Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, her cabinet colleagues, Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta, high court judges and senior army police and civil officials were also present at the function.

The police on Wednesday had issued a warning on the presence of an 18-year-old in the Valley allegedly tasked to target the Republic Day venue.

Barricades were erected by the forces with pedestrian and vehicle movement only allowed after thorough frisking and questioning.

Eyewitnesses told GNS that all the roads leading to Stadium, the venue for Republic Day celebrations in Srinagar, were sealed by security men till the function was over.

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