Day 28: Curfew in Kashmir to thwart ‘Dargah Chalo’

Srinagar: Curfew continued in Kashmir valley for consecutive 28th day on Friday to prevent a Hurriyat called protest march to Hazratbal Shrine.

Mobile and internet services have been temporarily suspended in Jammu.

A shutdown is being observed in Doda, Banihal and Kishtwar region of the state.

Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure

Code (CrPC) of 1973, which empowers a magistrate to prohibit an assembly of more than ten people in an area, is in force in Pulwama, Kulgam and Shopian districts.

According to reports, 52 people, including 50 civilians and two policemen, have so far lost their lives in the present unrest in the Valley following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with the security forces on July 8. (ANI)

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