The Jammu and Kashmir administration has snapped the internet services across the region as a precautionary measure on Afzal Guru’s death anniversary today.
Guru was convicted for his role in the 2001 Parliament attack and was hanged on February 9, 2013.
The shutdown call was given by the banned outfit – Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) on Guru’s day and also on February 11 – the death anniversary of Maqbool Bhat, founder of the JKLF.
Public transport is off the roads and business establishments are shut to mark the death anniversary.
According to reports, police has also called some journalists for questioning for reporting about the shutdown call by the JKLF.
An FIR has also been registered against the JKLF.