Situation in Kashmir tense again
The Kashmir Valley on Monday remained shut for the 73rd consecutive day with administration imposing curfew in 5 police station areas of downtown along with Batamaloo in uptown Srinagar, Pulwama and Baramulla while it remains in force in Shopian.
As per police, curfew has been imposed to curb violence and to maintain law and order as separatists have given a call for march to the three districts of Baramulla, Pulwama and Srinagar.
They have told people of Bandipora and Kupwara to march towards Baramulla, people of Shopian,Kulgam and Anantnag to march towards Pulwama and people of Ganderbal and Budgam to march towards Srinagar city.
Daily life, all educational institutions, markets and public transport continues to remain disrupted in the Valley.
Meanwhile, the police has arrested 60 stone-pelters in Srinagar who were creating nuisance and trouble in the city. Separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani is under house arrest, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is in Chashme Shahi Jail and Yaseen Malik has been kept at Srinagar Central Jail.
86 civilians and two policemen have died, over 11,500 people have been injured since the ongoing unrest began on July 9.