Kashmir remains shut for 70 days now


Kashmir Valley remains shut down for the 70th consecutive day and normal life remains paralysed.

Restrictions equivalent to the curfew are imposed by authorities in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley on Friday to prevent any nuisance.
Imposing of curfew on Friday in the valley was not mentioned by the authorities but security forces were pressed into service and were not allowing pedestrian and vehicular movement in areas of Srinagar and other towns in the Valley too.

With the death of two more injured youths, the toll in the ongoing unrest in the valley since July 9, has risen to 88.
Basit Mukhtar, 21, who was injured in clashes with the security forces in Pulwama district on September 5, succumbed to his injuries in a hospital on Friday. Rasiq Ahmad Bhat, 25, another youth injured in Kulgam district on September 5 had died in the hospital on Thursday.

The separatists on Friday issued their fresh weekly protest calendar which is harsher than the ones they had been issuing during the previous weeks of the unrest. Separatists said that there will be no halt in the protest during the same.

In their previous weekly protest calendars, separatists had been allowing opening of markets and passage of people from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
All educational institutions, main markets, public transports and other businesses have remained closed in Kashmir Valley for the past 70 days.

All the necessary things needed are closed in the valley for the past 70 years including educational institutions, public transports, and markets.

Wefornews Bureau

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