Two men were killed in latest clashes with security forces on Saturday in the Kashmir Valley which continued to remain shut for 64th day.
Police said the deaths occurred in two Kashmir villages where demonstrators defied restrictions on the assembly of four or more people.
Deceased were identified as Sayar Ahmed Sheikh, 25, and Yawar Ahmed, 23.
The death toll with this rose to 78 in the ongoing turmoil that has rocked the Kashmir Valley since the July 8.
Over 12,000 civilians and security personnel have been injured in the unrest that began a day after Wani's killing.
The valley has been observing a separatist-called shutdown since last two months.