Strike, curfew in parts of south Kashmir cripple normal life

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Srinagar :  Normal life was on Thursday crippled due to curfew and spontaneous strike in parts of south Kashmir against the killing of three militants and a civilian in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama.

Three Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants, including a top commander, a civilian and a soldier were killed in the encounter in south Kashmir district of Pulwama early today.
Official sources said that curfew has been imposed in Pulwama town to maintain law and order following intense clashes between security forces and protestors, who hit the streets after the killing of the militants and the civilian.

“Security forces have been deployed in strength in sensitive areas in entire south Kashmir, particularly in Shopian and Pulwama, for security reasons,” they said.UNI

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