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Military lockdown & Curfew enters 134th day in IoK

SRINAGAR: Military lockdown and curfew continue on 134th consecutive day today in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). 
People in IoK continue to keep their shops closed except for a brief period in the morning and evening and stay away from schools and offices as a mark of silent protest.
On 11th December, the Indian government restored incoming text messages in IoK after four months of curfew in the valley.
According to officials in Delhi, people in IoK will be able to receive service messages from today, including one-time passwords from financial institutions.
Restrictions under section 144 and total ban on internet and prepaid mobile services remain enforced.
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.
The authorities have also deputed magistrates in educational institutions across occupied Kashmir to monitor the activities of students.
Since 5th August, the Indian government has placed a curfew in IoK by revoking the special status of occupied Kashmir.
On 31st October, occupied Kashmir was officially split into two union territories against the wishes of the people of the territory and in breach of international laws and India’s own constitution.

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