Protest continues in JK, 2 more killed

Posted By: Mamatha
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Srinagar, Aug 1: Times have really become very difficult for the common Kashmiri as normal life has been thrown completely out of gear for the last few days.

Curfew continued in Srinagar after two days of violence in which 8 people were killed in firing by security forces.

Fifteen people, including 13 policemen, were injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in Pampore on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Angry mob set fire on court and various other government buildings.

Separatists have called for a shutdown across the Kashmir Valley to protest the killings, prolonging the "difficult times" for residents.

Police made repeated urged people to remain indoors as curfew was imposed in the city for the second consecutive day.

The Jammu-Srinagar highway was blocked by unruly mobs at various places in south Kashmir by felling trees and laying them across the highway.

"Restrictions and curfew have become a daily routine here. My daughter is doing her MBBS and her exam has again been postponed now. These are very difficult times," said a resident of Old City area.

Over 80 people, including protesters and security personnel, have been injured in the violence.

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