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Shops shuttered, streets deserted as Kashmir loses special status

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Shops shuttered, streets deserted as Kashmir loses special status

Shops shuttered, streets deserted as Kashmir loses special status

The state of Jammu and Kashmir has been divided into two union territories, to be ruled directly by Indian government.


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