SRINAGAR: Curfew stayed in force in Srinagar locale and two south Kashmir towns even as would be normal life in the valley was affected for the 43rd day on Saturday because of distress in the wake of killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani on July 8.

“curfew is in force in whole Srinagar region, Anantnag town and Pampore town as a careful step, ” a police official said.

The authority said confinements on the movement of the general population were in force in rest of the valley.

The separatist camp has called for an “Azadi march” to district headquarters today as part of their protest schedule.

Normal life remained paralysed for the 43rd consecutive day due to curfew, restrictions and separatist-sponsored strike following Wani’s killing in an encounter with security forces.

Schools, colleges and private offices remained closed while public transport remained off roads. The attendance in government offices was thin.

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