Emergency like situation in Kashmir as Cable-TV blocked

Emergency like situation in Kashmir as Cable-TV blocked

Srinagar, July 16: As clashes in Kashmir continued for over a week, authorities today suspended cable TV services in the Valley to check spreading of rumours following the encounter of Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani by security forces on July 8.

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The killing of terrorist Wani, face of new-age militancy in Kashmir, has led to massive protests and unrest in the Valley. At least 36 people have died and over 1,500 were injured in the violence.

Two people, one from Kupwara and other from Kulgam, reportedly died on Friday due the injuries they suffered during clashes with the police.

Cellphone and internet services are still disabled in large parts of the Kashmir. All telecom operators had been asked to suspend services in the Valley on Friday.

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