Day 7: Occupied Kashmir reels under strict curfew

Srinagar, July 15, 2016 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities continued to impose strict curfew in the Kashmir Valley on 7th consecutive day, today, to prevent the people from staging demonstrations against the killing of Hizbul-Mujahideen commander, Burhan Wani, his two associates and 39 protesters killed by Indian troops in a period of one week.

Indian police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed in strength across the Valley to thwart anti-India protests. Residents of Srinagar and other parts of Valley told media over phone that people were not being allowed to come out of their houses and were also being stopped from going to mosques for offering Juma prayers.

Meanwhile, at least nine persons were critically injured after Indian troops opened fire on peaceful protesters at Khaitan Kandi in Baramulla district. The injured were removed a sub-district hospital Baramulla. On the other hand, internet and cellular services were also snapped on Thursday evening.

Gag on media has also been imposed in the occupied territory. In the wee hours of Friday morning the police seized newspapers from vendors in Lal Chowk and did not allow them to distribute the newspapers.

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Kashmir Media Service
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