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Restrictions, curfew continue in Kashmir

Towns of Kulgam, Anantnag, Shopian, and Pulwama remain under curfew on Monday

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Publish Date: Aug 8 2016 2:10PM | Updated Date: Aug 8 2016 2:10PM

Restrictions, curfew continue in Kashmir

 Authorities have continued to impose curfew and restrictions in parts of Kashmir as life remained paralysed across the Valley for the 31st consecutive day on Monday.

 
Towns of Kulgam, Anantnag, Shopian, and Pulwama were under curfew. Restrictions continued in old city parts of Srinagar, Kashmir's Baramulls. Sopore, Handwara and Kupwara towns.
 
"I am not authorised to speak to the media. You will get the official press release about the situation in the evening," said a senior district administration official.
 
Separatists have asked people to block roads leading to the Civil Secretariat in J&K capital and other administrative offices.
 
Education institutions, business establishments, and public transport remained suspended for more than a month now.
 
At least 55 people have died and over 3,000 others including security personnel injured in the unrest that began on July 9, a day after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan was killed.