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Kashmir Valley shut for 62nd successive day

Militants attacked a police station in Pulwama in the early hours of Thursday

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Sep 8 2016 1:50PM | Updated Date: Sep 8 2016 1:50PM

Kashmir Valley shut for 62nd successive day

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Normal life in Kashmir Valley remained paralysed for the 62nd consecutive day on Thursday as authorities made heavy deployment of security forces in Srinagar

Deployment have been made in old city and uptown areas of Srinagar and other parts of the valley.
 
"Curfew has not been imposed anywhere in the valley," the officer said. 
 
The militants attacked a police station in Pulwama in the early hours of Thursday.
 
There were exchange of fire between the militants and security forces for few minutes after which the militants escaped. 
 
For the last 62 days, main markets, educational institutes, public transport and other businesses have remained closed in the Valley.
 
Seventy-six people including 73 civilians and three policemen have been killed during the ongoing violence that started in July.
 
Separatists have been issuing protest calendars asking people to continue the protest shutdown. They have issued a fresh calendar extending the shutdown till September 16.