Kashmir Unrest: Authorities re-impose curfew in 3 places


Srinagar, Sep 1, 2016: After lifting curfew from entire Kashmir Valley, authorities once again on Thursday imposed curfew at three places in the Valley as separatists extended their protest shutdown till September 8.

“Curfew has been imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of Nowhatta and M.R.Gunj police stations in Srinagar city along with Baramulla,” a senior police official said.

Yesterday, in a fresh clashes one youth identified as Danish Ahmad, was killed by the security when a mob pelted stones at a passing army convoy in Rafiabad area of Baramulla district.

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Mobs also torched the house of ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Rajya Sabha member, Nazir Ahmad Laway in Chawalgam village in Kulgam district.

A stone pelting mob engaged security forces in clashes in Sopore town on Thursday morning while another mob torched a three-wheeler in Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar city for defying the shutdown called by the separatists.

The separatists have issued a fresh protest calendar through which they have asked people to continue the shutdown till September 8.

For the last 55 days, life has remained totally paralysed in the Valley due to curfew and protest shutdown called by the separatists.

A total of 72 people including 69 civilians and three police personnel have killed and over 11,000 others wounded in the Valley during this period.

Wefornews Bureau

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