Curfew imposed in entire Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, July 10, 2016 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, curfew has been imposed in Kashmir Valley, today, after 12 protesters were shot dead in police and forces’ firing in south Kashmir, yesterday.

The Divisional Commissioner Asghar Hussain Samoon, while talking to media in Srinagar, confirmed that curfew had been imposed in the entire Valley.

No one is allowed to come out of his home. Reports from south Kashmir said that an ambulance driver ferrying civilians injured in forces’ firing was badly beaten by Indian troops in Islamabad district. The ambulance was also damaged by the forces. Meanwhile, a two-day shutdown is being observed in the entire Kashmir Valley from today. Call for the strike has been jointly given by the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik against the killing spree unleashed by Indian army and police following the martyrdom of Burhan Wani in the territory.

On the other hand, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Shahidul Islam, Altaf Ahmed shah, Javaid Ahmed Mir, Qazi Yasir, Ayaz Akbar, Showkat Ahmad Bakhshi, Noor Muhammad Kalwal and many other Hurriyet leaders continue to be either under detention or under house arrest.

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