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Kashmir mourns Shopian killings, shuts on second consecutive day

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Srinagar, Apr 3: Normal life continued to remain paralyzed in Kashmir for second consecutive day on Tuesday as mass grief outpoured against Shopian killings. Commercial establishments and offices remained closed, while public transport remained off the roads. Educational institutions have been closed across Kashmir. In region’s summer capital Srinagar, particularly old city, curbs were imposed by authorities to thwart any attempts ...

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On Kashmir, Pakistan flying diplomats across world

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Srinagar, Apr 3: Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif says Pakistan will send special envoys to various capitals of the world to highlight deteriorating law and order situation in the Jammu and Kashmir, Samaa news reported. Thirteen militants and four civilians were killed, around 80 sustained injuries during the encounters between the government forces and militants in Islamabad and Shopian districts ...

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Pakistan PM chairs federal cabinet meeting on Kashmir killings

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Srinagar, Apr 2: A special federal cabinet meeting under Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is currently underway over the ongoing Indian military operations in Kashmir valley, said a media report. 20 people, including 13 militants, four civilians and three army men, were killed and over 200 civilians injured during three gunfights in south Kashmir on Sunday, triggering outrage. Quoting sources, ...

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One payer after, Geelani restricted again

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Srinagar, Apr 2: Authorities on Monday didn’t allow the Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Geelani to offer absentia funeral prayers for the youth who were killed in South Kashmir. The spokesman said a soon as Geelani attempted to come out of his residence to offer funeral prayers in absentia, he was stopped by police. Hurriyat said that Geelani is not only a ...

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Colleges, Schools to remain closed on April 3

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Srinagar, Apr 2: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to keep all schools and colleges in Kashmir valley closed tomorrow as well. Director school education told Agencies that the schools and colleges will remain closed on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, as well. The schools and colleges across the Valley were closed today following the killings of 13 militants and four ...

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LoC flares up again as India, Pakistan trade fire in Rajouri

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Rajouri, Apr 2: The armies of India and Pakistan on Monday exchanged fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Reports said the two armies resorted to massive shelling and firing on each other in Keri area. Intense mortar shelling and firing was going on in the area when last reports came. There was no ...

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Banihal, adjoining areas shut against Shopian killings

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Srinagar, Apr 2: A complete shutdown is being observed today in several areas of Ramban district in Jammu region against the killing of seventeen persons, including four civilians, in Shopian district of south Kashmir killings yesterday. Reports said the highway town of Banihal, Khari, Tethar and Chareel in Ramban district observed complete shutdown to mourn the death of 17 people, including ...

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Doctors, paramedics protest after forces allegedly fire shots into hospital building in Shopian

Srinagar, Apr 2: Doctors and paramedical staff on Monday held a protest against the alleged indiscriminate firing by the forces inside the premises of sub-district hospital Shopian. A source said that the doctors let met the deputy commissioner (DC) Shopian and asked him to investigate the matter. They also presented a memorandum to the DC over the last night firing incident. ...

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