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November 13, 2019

Military lockdown, curfew continue on 100th day in IOK

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November 13, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Curfew, military lockdown and restrictions continue on 100th consecutive day Tuesday in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh following the August 5 Indian illegal decision to abrogate special status of the Kashmir.

According to Kashmir Media Service, restrictions under Section 144 and ban on prepaid phone, SMS and internet services remain enforced. As a mark of silent protest, people in the Valley continue to keep their shops closed except for a brief period in the morning and evening and stay away from schools and offices.

Public transport is also unavailable. Due to clampdown, the hospitals continue to faceshortage of life-saving drugs in the occupied territory. Reports said that life-saving drugs for diabetes, heart and cancer patients are short in the Kashmir Valley.

Medical Superintendent of SMHS Hospital, Srinagar, told media that they didn’t have any budget to procure medicines. Meanwhile, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two more youth in Ganderbal district on Tuesday.

According to reports the youth were killed by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Gund area of the district. Earlier, the troops had martyred two youth in Bandipore district taking the toll to four in two days.

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