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Curfew continues for 48th day in Kashmir

Death toll increased to 69 after a teenager was killed in clashes with security forces in Pinglina village

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Publish Date: Aug 25 2016 1:44PM | Updated Date: Aug 25 2016 1:44PM

Curfew continues for 48th day in Kashmir

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Authorities continued curfew and restrictions in Kashmir for the 48th successive day as the separatists extended the protest shutdown till September 1.

 
"Curfew will remain in force in Anantnag, Pulwama and Srinagar districts while restrictions will continue in Ganderbal, Bandipora, Kupwara, Baramulla, Shopian, Kulgam and Badgam districts," a police official said.
 
Death toll increased to 69 after a teenager was killed in clashes with the security forces in Pinglina village of Pulwama district on Wednesday.
 
Twenty-five people including three police officers were injured when militants who were part of a mob hurled two grenades at the security forces in Pulwama town.