Day 42: Strict curfew, protest shutdown paralyse life in Kashmir

A strict curfew and protest shutdown called by the joint resistance leadership crippled life in Kashmir on the 42nd straight day on Friday.
Day 42: Strict curfew, protest shutdown paralyse life in Kashmir
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A strict curfew and protest shutdown called by the joint resistance leadership crippled life in Kashmir on the 42nd straight day on Friday.

66 people have died in the unrest that began on the day charismatic Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with government forces on July 08.

Last night, an ambulance driver was shot at by the government forces in downtown Srinagar while he was ferrying patients from Kangan in Ganderbal district.

The resistance leadership has asked people to march towards Aripanthan village in Budgam district where four civilian were killed in alleged unprovoked firing by the paramilitary forces on August 15.

Top separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq are under house arrest while Yasin Malik is lodged in central jail.

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