Curfew, communication blackout in IOK enter 2nd month

Anum RizwanWeb Editor

05th Sep, 2019. 02:29 pm
Curfew in Indian Occupied Kashmir

In occupied Kashmir, normal life remains crippled with humanitarian crisis aggravating with each passing day as the strict curfew and communication blackout imposed by the Indian authorities entered 2nd month, today.

The occupation authorities continue to clamp curfew and snap communication services including internet, mobile, landline telephones and TV channels in the Kashmir valley and five districts of Jammu since August 5 when Indian government announced repeal of special status of occupied Kashmir.

The Kashmir valley remains cut off from the rest of the world for the past over a month now and the residents are suffering immensely due to continued severe blockade.

People are facing acute shortage of daily commodities like milk, baby food and life-saving medicines. While patients, doctors and other medical staff are facing difficulties in reaching hospitals, pharmacies and medical stores have run out of stocks. Markets, public transport and train services are shut since August 5.

On the other hand, The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik is unwell in Tihar jail, New Delhi and his health condition is has deteriorated.

11,000 people have been arrested, whereas, Black Safety act has been charged on more than 4,000 Kashmiris by Indian Government.

Meanwhile an investigation is being conducted over the social media accounts of 35,000 Kashmiris.

Martyrs of the valley include children and women, however 366 Kashmiris have sustained injuries.

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