Kashmir to remain shut for 73rd consecutive day

Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, Sep 19, 2016: For the 73rd consecutive day, The Kashmir Valley on Monday remained shut with authorities imposing curfew-like restrictions in parts of Srinagar city, Pulwama and Baramulla districts to prevent separatist called protest rallies.

On Sunday night, guerrillas snatched four weapons from the residential guards of a ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) district president in Anantnag.

All educational institutions, main markets, public transport and other businesses have remained suspended.

Eighty-nine people — 86 civilians and three policemen — have died since the ongoing unrest began on July 9.

Over 11,500 people have also been injured in this period.

However, At least Seventeen soldiers and four militants were killed after terrorists attacked an army administrative base in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri town on Sunday morning.

Read More: 17 soldiers martyr, 4 militants killed in J&K’s Uri attack

Wefornews Bureau

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