Complete shutdown observed on sixty eighth consecutive day today against martyrdom of nearly hundred civilians in held Kashmir
In occupied Kashmir, curfew and other restrictions imposed by authorities and protest demonstrations by people continued in all the ten districts of Kashmir valley for the 68th consecutive day, today.In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown marked by other restrictions is being observed in the territory on the sixty eight consecutive days, today, against the brutal killing of at least 98 mourners including teenagers by Indian troops.The occupation authorities had made every arrangement to thwart the call by the united resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, MirwaizUmerFarooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to occupy highways and main district roads from Banihal to Uri. Aim of the call was to protest against unabated civilian killings and remind the international community its responsibility towards resolving the Kashmir dispute.The authorities had sealed several areas of Srinagar including LalChowk and Gupkar road. Indian paramilitary forces and police personnel were deployed in strength and aerial vehicles, drones and choppers were pressed into service for surveillance. All internet facilities and mobile phone services remained snapped.Hundreds of people defying restrictions staged protests against the killing of a 25-year old Mansoor Ahmad Lone at Hardshiva in Sopore. Locals said the boy had gone missing following a raid by Indian forces in the area, yesterday.
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