Curfew Continued for the Ninth Day in Kashmir


Curfew Continued Ninth Day in KashmirCurfew continues in Kashmir for the ninth day, even the valley remained tense on Sunday against the backdrop of the death of at least 41 people during clashes between civilians and forces.

Mobile networks, apart BSNL a govt owned network, remains suspended while cable network wasw gagged early on Saturday morning, but recovered overnight.

The weekend saw the death of youth in Kupwara during clashes that left two injured. Similar protests took place in Baramulla and Bandipora areas, police said. The crowd attacked the police station in the northern district of Hatmulla in Kupwara, the security personnel told.

On Friday, the State Administration gave out figures of injured in the turmoil going on since July 8, the killing of the leader Hizbul Mujahideen by security forces. A total of 1,882 people were injured – 600-odd have received pellet wounds and 125 were hit by bullets in the first list such revealed.

On Sunday, the streets in Srinagar remained completely empty the deployment of armed personnel in sensitive areas. Shutdown call call given by separatists has been extended to Monday.


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