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Shutdown continue for 11th day in Kashmir

Over a week long cycle of violence has left at least 40 protesters and two policemen dead

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Jul 18 2016 10:32AM | Updated Date: Jul 18 2016 10:32AM

Shutdown continue for 11th day in Kashmir

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Curfew and a shutdown called by the separatists affected normal life for the 11th consecutive day in the Valley on Monday.

 
Over a week long cycle of violence has left at least 40 protesters and two policemen dead in Kashmir.
 
All mobile phone services including Internet and call facilities have been snapped across the Valley.
 
Schools, colleges and universities have been closed till July 24. 
 
Job interviews by the state Public Service Commission (PSC) have also been postponed.
 
Closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway for over a week has caused shortage of essential items in the Valley.
 
All supplies of essentials of life are routed into the landlocked Valley through this highway.
 
Train services between Baramulla town in the Valley and Bannihal town in the Jammu region also remained suspended for the 11th day on Monday.
 
Separatist leaders continue to remain under house arrest and preventive detention in summer capital Srinagar.