Indian troops maintaining strict curbs in Kashmir valley after veteran separatist leader's burial

The Indian authorities were maintaining strict curbs in the Kashmir Valley, after the burial of veteran separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Footage shot on Friday 3 September showed troops manning roadblocks in the area, amid a curfew and curbs on public movement. Soldiers flooded the streets of Srinagar, Kashmir’s main city, within hours of the death of 91-year-old Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Wednesday 1 September. He had been under house arrest for a decade. The authorities have also shut down or severely restricted mobile phone and internet services in the Kashmir Valley.

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