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Indian-controlled Kashmir under strict lockdown for 9th day

WorldNews Tuesday, 13 August 2019 ()
Indian-controlled Kashmir under strict lockdown for 9th daySRINAGAR, India (AP) — Residents of Indian-administered Kashmir were running low on essential supplies Tuesday as an unprecedented security lockdown kept people indoors for a ninth day. India has imposed a near-constant curfew and a communications blackout as it tries to stave off a violent reaction to the government’s decision on Aug. 5 to strip Kashmir of its autonomy. The reaction in Kashmir to India’s unprecedented move has so far been largely subdued. But anti-India protests and clashes have occurred daily, mostly as soldiers withdraw from the streets at dusk. Though the scale of the lockdown is unprecedented, civil resistance to Indian rule is not uncommon in Kashmir, and...
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News video: India critics cry 'freedom' after move to strip Kashmir rights

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Anger continued to mount in disputed Kashmir on Thursday as the India-controlled Himalayan region remained under lockdown for an 11th straight day, after India moved to strip the mainly Muslim state of Jammu and Kashmir of the right to set some of its own laws. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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