Kashmir Unrest 2016 : Kashmir remain shut for 70 consecutive days

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Srinagar, Sep 16:  Kashmir Unrest continues, as valley remain shut for 70 consecutive days. Curfew like restrictions were imposed by authorities in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley on Friday to prevent separatists called protests. The authorities did not mention if there would be curfew anywhere in the valley on Friday, but deployed security forces were disallowing all pedestrian and vehicular movement in old city areas of Srinagar as well as other major cities and towns in the valley.

Separatists leaders have issued a fresh weekly protest calender where they have extended the shutdown call untill september 22 with no 6 PM to 6 AM evening relaxations which were a part of previuos calenders, since the Kashmir Unrest 2016 started.

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 forces in Pulwama district on September 5, sccummed 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.
Death toll in the ongoing unrest in kashmir has reached 88 since the killing of Hizb Commander Burhan Wani in an encounter on july 8, 2016. All educational institutions, main markets, public transports and other businesses have remained closed in Kashmir Valley for the past 70 days.
Apart from all this, mobile & internet services are yet to be restored in kashmir valley.All prepaid sim cards have been blocked.Only BSNL sim cards are working.Despite internet blocked in the region, BSNL is still charging for the internet which customers couldn’t use.
Broadband services which were blocked on EID eve, are also yet to get restored in kashmir.Broadband facilities has been blocked second time since kashmir unrest started.
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