Srinagar: Strict curfew continued for the 10th day on Sunday in the Kashmir Valley. “Curfew shall continue in all the ten districts of the Valley,” a senior police official said adding “Security forces have been instructed to allow movement of patients along with their attendants.”

Curfew imposed in Kashmir: Pic by Basit Zargar

“People going to the airport will not face any hardship as air tickets were being treated as curfew passes,” the official added.

The death toll in the ongoing violence reached 44 after people took to streets against the killing of Hizb Commander Burhan Wani.

Meanwhile all vernacular and English dailies suspended publication for the second day on Sunday and newspaper owners were asked to suspend publications till July 19. The resumption of cable television operations was allowed after the operators agreed to take off all Pakistani TV channels and two private Indian channels.

Mobile phone internet and call operations remained suspended in south Kashmir areas for the eighth day while the same remained suspended for the second day in central and north Kashmir areas on Sunday.

Mobile phone operations without any internet facility are, however, continuing on post paid mobile phones provided by the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).

Train services between north Kashmir Baramulla and Bannihal town in the Jammu region also remained suspended.

 

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