Kashmir unrest and shutdown through the lenses

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Srinagar, Aug 4: Kashmir has been in the throes of a Valley wide unrest since July 9, a day after Hizbul commander, Burhan Wani was killed in a gunfight with the security forces.

At least 50 people including 48 civilians and two policemen have been killed in the cycle of violence while over 2,000 others including civilians and security personnel have been injured so far.

Pics: Kashmir unrest, shutdown

Wani was killed along with two other terrorists on July 8 in an encounter at Bumdoora village of Kokernag in Jammu and Kashmir by a joint team of police and Army.

Burhan picked up arms when he was merely 15-years-old. He was carrying a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on his head.

Here are some pictures of shutdown and unrest in the Valley

JK HC lawyers hold protest rally in Srinagar

Srinagar: Lawyers of Jammu and Kashmir High Court holding placards during a protest rally against the killing of 50 civilians and use of Pellet guns by forces, at Jehangir Chowk in Srinagar.

A deserted street in Srinagar during rains

A deserted street of Srinagar during the curfew.

Lawyers protest in Srinagar

Lawyers of Jammu and Kashmir High Court holding placards during a protest rally against the killing of 50 civilians and use of Pellet guns by forces, at Jehangir Chowk in Srinagar.

Srinagar: Hari Singh High Street during curfew

A view of Hari Singh High Street during curfew and srike in Srinagar on Wednesday. 

Tension grips Kashmir

Post Burhan Wani killing, Kashmir has been in the throes of a Valley wide unrest since July 9

Burhan Wani declared hero

Clashes erupted in Kashmir Valley after killing of Burhan Wani.

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