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n Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist government to revoke the autonomy of the region.
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with stones on 47 occasions on Saturday night in the Kashmir Valle
y, and more than 20 on Sunday. One said the protests were growing more intense.
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ian forces, said the officials, who declined to be named. Residents and police said m爱ldsports足球比分
any people with pellet wounds were not seeking treatment for fear of being identified and arrested.
The state and federal governments did not respond to questions about the number of incidents and the level of injuries.
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to avoid violence in reaction to the move to change the territory’s status.
The government has said it was gradually restoring phone lines and easing the lockdown,爱ldsports足球比分
but changes were slow. Public buses were running in rural areas, but soldiers limited
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The Press Trust of India reported that restrictions w
ere reimposed in parts of Srinagar after violence was reported on Saturday.