Srinagar, Jun 6: As the state of Jammu Kashmir continues to fume over the alleged rape and death of two women by Indian soldiers for the sixth day, life in the India occupied Kashmir has come to a stand still.
While protests mar the state, the family members of the victims are on a hunger strike demanding for action against the guilty. In an effort to maintain law and order police and paramilitary personnel patrolled the streets of Srinagar and major towns of the Valley. There are also reports of protesters attacking police officers in the state.
The normal life has been disrupted as government offices, banks, educational institutions, courts and semi-government institutions besides markets are shut. The strike that was called on by separatist Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani will continue till Sunday, Jun 7.