Srinagar, May 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, to protest against the ongoing killing spree by Indian troops in the territory.

Call for the shutdown has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership.

All shops and business establishments are closed in Srinagar and all other major cities and towns of the occupied territory while traffic is off the road.

The occupation authorities continue to suspend class work in almost all educational institutions including colleges and Higher Secondary Schools in the Kashmir valley for the third consecutive day, today, to prevent students’ protests against the killing of the youth and other atrocities by Indian troops in the territory. The authorities have also suspended train service in the valley.

Meanwhile, the Kashmir University (KU), Central University Kashmir (CUK) and Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) suspended examinations and entrance test scheduled for today.

An official of KU said the entrance test for admission to postgraduate programs which was scheduled to be held today has been postponed.

Class work in IUST, Awantipora, Pulwama in south Kashmir, remained suspended for the past four days. A fresh notification issued on Thursday night said there will be no class work and all examinations which were scheduled for today have been postponed.

The CUK has also postponed examinations and class work today.


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