An Indian paramilitary soldier guards near a closed market during lockdown in Srinagar, Kashmir on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
An Indian paramilitary soldier guards near a closed market during lockdown in Srinagar, Kashmir on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Kashmir

India imposes ‘full curfew’ in Kashmir ahead of clampdown anniversary

  • Officials cite intelligence reports of looming protests a year after New Delhi tightened control of region
  • Restrictions mean residents can move around only with official pass, usually reserved for essential services like police and medical professionals

An Indian paramilitary soldier guards near a closed market during lockdown in Srinagar, Kashmir on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
An Indian paramilitary soldier guards near a closed market during lockdown in Srinagar, Kashmir on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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