J&K Unrest

Kashmir Valley remains shut for 73rd consecutive day

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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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