Kashmir faces curfew, curbs on day-81

SRINAGAR: In Occupied Kashmir, undeclared curfew and other restrictions marked by shutdown continued to paralyze normal life in the Valley for the 80th consecutive day on Monday, Aaj News reported. 

All educational institutions, main markets and other businesses remained closed while traffic was off the road.

The Valley is witnessing anti-India protest rallies on daily basis since 8th July, the day when Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in a fake encounter.

Reacting to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech in Kerala, APHC Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani said that Indian rulers were giving a bad name of cross-border infiltration to the legitimate and just struggle of Kashmir’s right to self-determination.

Hurriyet leaders including Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Yasin Malik, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Agha Syed Hassan Al Moosvi and Aasiya Andrabi condemned the arrest of Hurriyet leaders, activists and Imams of mosques particularly in Kishtwar district.

Meanwhile, Several people including women were injured after Indian police used brute force and fired pellets on pro-freedom rallies at waarpora, Botengo, Malmapanpora, Mundji, Hatlangoo and other areas of Sopore.

On the other hand, as many as 102 additional companies of the Indian paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force have arrived in Kashmir to deal with the pro-freedom uprising.