Separatists call strike in Kashmir over Baramullah killings

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Srinagar, June 30 (ANI): Roads in Srinagar wore a deserted look following the strike call given by the hardline faction of the separatist Hurriyat Conference Party over the killing of two youths in Baramullah district of the state.

"The call has been given by the Hurriyat to protest against killing of the two youths in Baramullah yesterday. So, strike is being observed in the whole valley," said Shabir Ahmad, a resident.

Crfew continued without relaxation in Baramulla for the second successive day on Tuesday.

On Monday, at least two people were killed and 10 others injured, including policemen, after police resorted to firing to quell protests over an alleged misbehaviour with a local woman here on Monday.he dead were identified as Saleem Rashid Wani and Tariq Ahmad Malik.A probe has been ordered to investigate the firing incident and allegations of the woman.

The Additional Deputy Commissioner has been assigned the responsibility for probing the incident and submit the report within 10 days. (ANI)

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