Day 110: Shutdown continues in Valley

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SRINAGAR:Life remained affected in Kashmir Valley for the 110th consecutive day Wednesday due to the strike called by separatists, even as the Srinagar continued to witness movement of private transport in some parts.

 

 

Many shops were also open in the civil lines and the outskirts of the city, while many street vendors set up stalls at many places around the commercial hub of Lal Chowk.

 

 

While there were no curbs on the movement of people anywhere in Kashmir, the officials said restrictions on assembly of four or more people were in place throughout the Valley for maintaining law and order.

 

 

They said forces have been deployed in strength at vulnerable spots and along the main roads as a precautionary measure.

 

 

Shops, business establishments and fuel stations remained shut and are not expected to open this evening as separatists have not given any relaxation.

 

 

Apart from business and tourism, the ongoing unrest has also affected the education as schools, colleges and other educational institutions continue to remain shut in the Valley.

 

 

As many as 95 people have been killed and several thousand others injured in the ongoing unrest in the Valley.

 

 

Around 5,000 forces personnel have also been injured in the clashes.

 

 

Over 300 persons have been booked under Public Safety Act (PSA)

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