Srinagar, Sept 28 (PTI) Normal life was affected in Kashmir on Friday due to a strike called by separatists to protest killing of a civilian during a cordon and search operation in the city yesterday. Also Read - Srinagar: 8-Month-old Grandchild of COVID-19 Positive Man Falls Victim to Coronavirus

Authorities have imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar to maintain law and order. Also Read - EAM S Jaishankar Makes Surprise Visit to Kashmir, Meets Kin of Students Stranded in Iran

Educational institutions, shops and private offices remained closed due to the strike called by Joint Resistance Leadership, an amalgam of separatists, to protest against the killing of a 24-year-old youth in Noorbagh area of the city yesterday during an anti-militancy operation, officials said. Also Read - Tourist Destination Kashmir at Risk of Coronavirus Entry

Public transport remained off the roads in most parts of the valley but some private vehicles could be seen plying the roads in the city and elsewhere, a police official said.

He said restrictions have been imposed on movement of people in five police station areas of the old city as a precautionary measure.

The situation across Kashmir so far is peaceful, he added.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.