Jammu & Kashmir

Martyrdom of 20; Complete Shutter Down in Kashmir

A shutter down strike being held in the occupied Kashmir after the martyrdom of at least 20 Kashmiris by the Indian police, the violence injures dozens.
Indian police said that, a total of three Indian soldiers and 13 suspected militants died in several clashes south of Srinagar, the main city of the region.Meanwhile, the police opened fire on thousands of demonstrators who poured onto the streets, throwing stones and chanting slogans against the Indian rule.There were also demonstrations in Srinagar, where authorities ordered all schools shut on Monday as rebel groups called for protests.
Seven of the alleged militants were killed along with two soldiers in a protracted shootout in the village of Dragad, where helicopters were seen swooping low over the battle zone.Another man, described by Indian authorities as a militant, was killed in a brief exchange of fire in Dialgam.