Kashmir Rage:Death toll climbs to 30; curfew continues

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Srinagar: – Kashmir remained on edge for third consecutive day as the death toll reached 30 on Monday following protests over the killing of the Hizb commander, Burhan Wani.

According to a report published in The Tribune, nine more people from various districts of south Kashmir succumbed to their injuries since Sunday night. They have been identified as Yasmeena, Feroz Mir, Shahid Hussain Bhat, Zubair Khanday, Nazir Ahmed Sheikh and Mushatq Ahmed, all from Kulgam; Shahid Gulzar of Shopian; Abdul Rashid Kumhar of Pulwama; and Bilal Ahmed Shah of Anantnag.

Curfew-like restrictions continued to be in place in many parts of the Valley including parts of Srinagar city, where the first death in the clashes occurred last evening.

More than 300 people have been wounded in the violence since Saturday.

 

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