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Mobile internet services suspended in entire Kashmir

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

services were suspended in entire Valley today as a precautionary measure in the wake of death of three civilians in district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The civilians were killed allegedly in firing by the security forces during clashes with stone-pelting protesters in today, they said.

has been suspended in the entire Valley, a said.

He, however, said services on BSNL landlines were working.

The decision to suspend the services is a precautionary measure to maintain law and order, he said.

Authorities also imposed restrictions in some parts of today, while security was beefed up across the Valley on the eve of Burhan Wani's

Wani, a resident of Tral, was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kokernag area of south Kashmir's district on July 8, 2016.

His killing had triggered massive protests and prolonged period of curfews and shutdowns across the Valley.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 23:30 IST