In occupied Kashmir, the Indian authorities continued to impose curfew and other restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the territory to prevent protests against the brutal killings by troops in Kulgam district. Indian police and paramilitary forces have been deployed in strength particularly in Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, Safakadal and MR Gunj areas of Srinagar. The order for restrictions was issued by Deputy Magistrate, Srinagar, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone. The order said that cards of India’s agency Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will be treated as curfew passes for preliminary exams in the city.

Indian army convoy comes under attack in Bijbehara

In occupied Kashmir, An Indian army convoy came under attack on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Bijbehara area of Islamabad district, today. The attackers fled after firing some shots at the convoy, media reports said.
There was no report of any injuries.

Shameem Shawl apprises Special Rapporteur of IOK situation

Kashmiri representative, Shameem Shawl held a meeting with David Kaye, Special Rapporteur of Freedom of Expression and Opinion, on the sidelines of 35th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva and apprised him of continuous ban on social media and internet ban by the Indian government in occupied Kashmir. She also briefed him about the gross human rights violations and brutalities committed by Indian forces and demanded that UNHRC should visit occupied Kashmir to monitor current situation prevailing in the territory.

Pulwama shuts for 2nd consecutive day against killings

In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in Pulwama town in south Kashmir for the second consecutive day, today, against the killings of youth by Indian troops. All shops and other business establishments remained closed in the town while public transport is off the roads.

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