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Pro freedom leaders house detained amid shutdown

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Restrictions in Srinagar parts

Srinagar: Top and middle rung pro freedom were Tuesday morning house detained amid shutdown called by Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) against Monday’s militant and civilian killings in Drubgam Pulwama.

Reports said heavy contingents of police and paramilitaries have been deployed outside Hyderpora residence of Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Nigeen residence of Mirwaiz Molvi Umar Farooq to prevent them from taking out any protest rally from their respective areas. The JKLF Chairman Yaseen Malik and Tehreek e Hurriyat Chairman Muhammad Ashraf Shraiey have been restrained to move out by the government forces deployed outside their residences. Among other pro freedom leaders detained outside their residences include G A Gulzar Chairman Tehreek-e-Insaaf and Mohd Ashraf Laya.

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