Shutdown continues for 63rd day in Kashmir, normal life paralyse


Srinagar, Sep 9, 2016: For the 63rd consecutive day, Authorities imposed curfew-like restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley to prevent post Friday prayer protests as normal life remains affected, officials said.

According to officials, there was no curfew anywhere in the valley but restrictions curbing all pedestrian and traffic movement except that of essential services were imposed in Srinagar.

Normal life continued to remain affected in the Kashmir Valley as educational institutions, main markets, public transport as well as other businesses were closed.

Train services between Kashmir’s Baramulla town in the valley and Bannihal town of the Jammu region also remained suspended since July 9 as protests began a day after top militant, Burhan Wani, was killed in gunfight with the security forces.

So far at least 76 people have been killed and over 11,000 wounded in the worst unrest in the valley after 2010 clashes.

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Wefornews Bureau

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