Cable TV operations blocked in many parts of Kashmir

Srinagar : As clashes in Kashmir continued for over a week, authorities today suspended cable TV services in the Valley to check spreading of rumours following the encounter of Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani by security forces on July 8.

The mobile internet services remained suspended in large party of the state as curfew continued in all 10 district of Kashmir for eight day today.

Clashes were reported at many places yesterday. Two people, one from Kupwara and other from Kulgam, reportedly died yesterday due the injuries they suffered during clashes with the police.

The police today seized copies of major Urdu and English newspapers in the Kashmir Valley following midnight raids.

The publishers on their websites have claimed that their print copies were seized and people working for the printing press were also arrested.

“Policemen seized the plates of ‘Greater Kashmir’ and more than 50,000 printed copies of ‘Kashmir Uzma’ (Urdu daily) and closed down the GKC printing press,” a report on the website of Greater Kashmir said.