For 69th consecutive day, life remained paralysed in the Kashmir valley today.
In view of the continuing protest in Srinagar, the authorities made heavy deployment of the security forces in the city today.
"Heavy deployments of police and paramilitary forces have been made in Srinagar and other district headquarters of the valley to maintain law and order today (Thursday),” a senior police official said.
The separatists continued their protest shutdown because of which public transport, main markets and other businesses have remained shut.
All schools, colleges and universities remained closed along with train services between Baramulla town and Jammu's Bannihal town also suspended.
Internet facilities since Monday was down in the Valley. Calling was only allowed on BSNL postpaid.
All the separatists leaders were placed in the preventive detention in Srinagar.
A total of 86 persons were killed and 11,500 injured in the ongoing unrest that started on July 9 a day after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed.
(With IANS inputs)