Day 10: Curfew continues to paralyse Kashmir

| Updated: Jul 18, 2016 14:54 IST

Srinagar, July 18 (ANI): In Jammu and Kashmir, the curfew and restrictions across Kashmir continued today in view of prevailing law and order situation. Police and para-military personnel have been deployed in strength to maintain law and order. Barring BSNL postpaid telephone and broadband internet services, all private mobile telephone services continue to remain suspended. The mobile, internet and train services continue to remain suspended across valley. Meanwhile, the violence in Kashmir Valley showed no sign of subduing as a person was killed yesterday when the army personnel fired at the protesters attacking its camp in Bandipora district. On Saturday, the protesters attacked a police post in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir in which a civilian was killed. Two civilians were also reportedly been injured in incident of violence in the area. With the tense situation remaining grim, the Centre has sent 20 additional Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troops to the Valley to maintain law and order in the state and also as a precautionary measure against any possible violence by locals and untoward elements. The incidents of violence continue to crop up despite the Centre and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti urging the people to maintain calm and cooperate with the state government to restore peace in the valley. After Burhan's death, Kashmir is on boil and about 40 people have been killed and over 3000 including 1600 civilians injured in clashes between youth and security men during protests. The life in the Valley remained paralysed after Burhan's killing, due to strike called by the separatists and curfew-like restrictions imposed by the authorities. (ANI)