Kashmir shut for 73rd consecutive day

Kashmir shut for 73rd consecutive day

Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley on Monday remained shut for the 73rd consecutive day with authorities imposing curfew-like restrictions in parts of Srinagar city, Pulwama and Baramulla districts to prevent separatist called protest rallies.

On Sunday night, guerrillas snatched four weapons from the residential guards of a ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) district president in Anantnag.

All educational institutions, main markets, public transport and other businesses have remained suspended.

Eighty-nine people — 86 civilians and three policemen — have died since the ongoing unrest began on July 9.

Over 11,500 people have also been injured in this period.

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