"Restrictions have been imposed in the areas of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, MR Gunj, Safakadal and Maisuma," a senior police official said here.

Heavy police and paramilitary forces in full riot gear had been deployed in Srinagar, Pulwama, Anantnag, Badgam, Shopian, Sopore and Baramulla.

Separatist leaders including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik had called for a Valley wide protest shutdown against the deaths of two youths in Pulwama district on Sunday.

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