Life remains paralysed in Kashmir for 24th consecutive day

Srinagar: Life in valley of Kashmir remained paralysed for 24th consecutive day as curfew continued in some parts to maintain law and order situation.

According to police officials, curfew continued in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, Kulgam and parts of Shopian district and restrictions were still imposed in Srinagar, Badgam, Kupwara and Baramulla.

Life remained disrupted for the 24th consecutive day due to the strike call given by separatists against civilian deaths during the protests which erupted after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces on July 8th.

The house arrest of separatist leaders including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik continued.

The separatist camp has extended the shutdown call in Kashmir till August 5, calling for a march to Hazratbal shrine on Friday.