Fresh restrictions were imposed in many parts of the Valley on Friday in view of apprehensions that vested interests might exploit the large Friday prayer gatherings at big mosques and shrines.
Normal life continued to remain affected across the valley for the 47th consecutive day with markets closed and public transport off the roads, the officials said.
Restrictions, which were imposed in the Hazratbal area of the city on Friday, were lifted, the officials said, adding most areas of the valley were restrictions-free.
National Conference youth president Salman Sagar had a reason to smile on Friday despite being under detention since August 5.
Restrictions on telecommunications have also affected security forces, who are facing problems in gathering intelligence inputs about terrorists in Kashmir.
Militants opened fire at Ghulam Mohammad, 65, when he was closing his shop at Parimpora area late Thursday.
The security personnel deployed to maintain law and order stayed put even as restrictions were lifted from most areas of the valley, the officials said.
Restrictions were lifted in most areas of the valley, but the deployment of security forces continued to maintain law and order, officials said.
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