SRINAGAR: The curfew and lockdown in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) continue to be cut off from the rest of the world on the 182nd consecutive day.
There is a shortage of food and medicines, while heavy snowfall has multiplied the miseries of the helpless Kashmiri people. Since August 5, by revoking the special status of occupied Kashmir, the Indian government has put a curfew in IoK.
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Restrictions under section 144 and total ban on internet and prepaid mobile services remain enforced. Public transportation is off the roads.
Shops and business centers are still closed for a couple of hours in the morning and evening. Though there are still very few educational institutions and offices open up there.
Normal life remains disabled in the IoK and parts of the occupied valley. Shops and business establishments remain closed most of the time except for a few hours in the morning and evening.
Earlier on January 30, A gunman opened fire on a protest rally against India’s contentious citizenship law near the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University in New Delhi.
The alleged suspect, identified by the police as a 17-year-old teenager, brandished a single-barrel weapon and shouted slogans against the protesters before firing at them, wounding a university student.
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The deputy commissioner of police in southeast Delhi said the teenage suspect has been arrested and an investigation was being conducted into the incident.