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The phone and internet blackout in Kashmir is so total that locals reportedly don't know India rewrote their constitution

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The phone and internet blackout in Kashmir is so total that locals reportedly don't know India rewrote their constitution· *India has shut off internet and phone services in the disputed region of Kashmir since the start of the week, and imposed severe travel restrictions.*
· *The blackout came as India changes its constitution to revoke the Kashmir region's substantial autonomy from India's central government.*
· *While blackouts are common...
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Phone and internet services were suspended in Indian Kashmir on Monday and state leaders placed under house arrest, deepening fears that New Dehli may scrap the special rights of residents in the disputed region.

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