Normal life affected in Kashmir Valley

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SRINAGAR: The violence in Kashmir between militants and security forces has not come to end till now. Due to law and order situation, people of Kashmir suffered problems as the facility of transport remain closed.

Officials said, “Most shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut in most areas of Kashmir due to the strike called by the separatists against the civilian killings in the unrest and in support of their demand for right to self determination. “

“While some public transport vehicles were plying in few areas of Srinagar – the summer capital of the state, most of it was off the roads across the Valley,” it added. 

In Lal Chowk City centre, local shops were seen open along TRC Chowk-Batamaloo axis.

The clashes are going on in the valley since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces on July 8. 

On Saturday and Sunday, two full day relaxation has been given by the separatists.

The death toll in the valley has reached to 86 till now.  Two cops have been died and several others were wounded in the ongoing unrest in the Valley. 

Moreover,  nearly 5000 security forces personnel have also been wounded in the clashes.