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Life under lockdown in Kashmir

Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir (CNN)When the Indian government stripped the state of Jammu and Kashmir of its autonomy and reclassified it as a union territory earlier this month, it left many citizens there in a state of confusion and concern.Anticipating public backlash to the move on August 5, India deployed tens of thousands of additional troops and swept a dark, virtual curtain across its portion of the disputed Kashmir region it controls with a communications blackout, travel curfews, and roadblocks. The government has repeatedly assured the world that life there is getting back to normal and any unrest has been minor. But scraps of information trickling out of the region tell a different story. Officials in Srinagar, the capital ...
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