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Shutdown affects normal life in Kashmir

Srinagar—Normal life was Saturday affected in the Kashmir Valley due to the strike called by Joint Resistance Leadership  (JRL) to protest against the recent civilian killing in Kulgam. 

Most of the shops, private offices, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut, while public transport was off the roads, the official said. 

However, private cars, cabs and auto-rickshaws were seen plying in many areas where there were no restrictions. 


Similar reports were received from other district headquarters of the Valley, the official said.


JRL comprising of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik had called for the valley-wide shutdown and protest recent civilian killing in Kulgam.


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