/India cuts internet and mobile phone service in Kashmir after separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Gilani dies – The Washington Post

India cuts internet and mobile phone service in Kashmir after separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Gilani dies – The Washington Post


Meanwhile in Indian-administered Kashmir, the region’s police chief, Vijay Kumar, urged Geelani’s supporters to refrain from gathering at his home and said the Internet would be cut and a curfew enforced. Local media organizations were also forbidden from publishing, said Tahir Bhat, an editor at Kashmir Life. Bashir Ahmad, a public school teacher in Kupwara near the Line of Control that separates Indian- and Pakistani-administered Kashmir, said police on the Indian side were not allowing cars to enter towns.

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