In Indian occupied Kashmir, at least, six persons were martyred and over 100 injured in firing by Indian army on protesters as curfew.
According to Kashmir Media Service, despite strict curfew and heavy deployment of the troops, people took to the streets in Srinagar, Pulwama, Baramulla and other parts of the territory to protest against the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A by India.
The troops fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells on the protesters.
Meanwhile, the communication of the entire Kashmiri population with the outside world remains suspended on fourth consecutive day. as the Indian government continues to shut television channels and snap telephone and internet links in a bid to prevent protests.
Armed soldiers stand in front of barbed wire in Indian Kashmir’s near-silent summer capital of Srinagar during a massive security lockdown imposed on the restive region by the Hindu nationalist government.
Kashmir was stripped of its seven-decade-long autonomous status through a controversial Indian presidential decree on Monday.