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Day after top terrorist’s killing, mobile internet services suspended in Kashmir

Burhan Wani, along with two associates, were gunned down by the security forces on Friday

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Publish Date: Jul 9 2016 11:09AM | Updated Date: Jul 9 2016 2:46PM

Day after top terrorist’s killing, mobile internet services suspended in Kashmir

Authorities  suspended mobile internet services in Kashmir Valley on Saturday to check spreading of rumours by anti-social elements after the killing of Jammu and Kashmir's most wanted guerrilla Burhan Wani by the security forces.

 
Restrictions in the entire district of Pulwama and in the towns of Ananatnag, Shopian, Pulgam and Sopore have also been imposed.
 
In Srinagar, restrictions have been imposed in Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, M.R. Gunj, Safakadal, Maisuma, Kralkhud. 
 
All school board exams which were to take place on the day have been postponed. 
 
Train services from Baramulla in Kashmir region to Banihal town in Jammu have also been suspended. 
 
Wani, along with two associates, were 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 mode of conveyance tried to reach the area of gunfight in south Kashmir's Kokernag area and Tral town, to which Wani belonged.