Kashmir remains shut for 70th consecutive day

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With the death of two more injured youths, the toll in the ongoing unrest in the valley since July 9, has risen to 85.

 

Curfew-like restrictions were imposed by authorities in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley on Friday to prevent protests.
With the death of two more injured youths, the toll in the ongoing unrest in the valley since July 9, has risen to 85.
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.
The separatists on Friday issued their fresh weekly protest calendar.
While calling for daily protests and rallies during the next seven days, the separatists said there would be no relaxation in the protest shutdown during this period.
In their previous weekly protest calendars, separatists had been allowing opening of markets and passage of people from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
All educational institutions, main markets, public transports and other businesses have remained closed in Kashmir Valley for the past 70 days.

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