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Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir On the second day of curfew on Saturday across the Indian-controlled Kashmir 74 persons, including police and paramilitary forces, were injured in clashes between the police and protesters in different parts of Kashmir amid heightened tensions over killings of unarmed civilians by Border Security Force (BSF) in Gool village of Ramban district on Thursday. To thwart any protest demonstration, heavy contingents of police and paramilitary CRPF were deployed in the curfew bound areas. The forces had laid razor wire and erected barricades to stop movement of people and traffic. Armed vehicles were also seen at road junctions.

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One of the injured, Mohammad Amin, from Ramban at a Srinagar hospital. Photograph by Shahid Tantray Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir Curfew continues on second day throughout the Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after six unarmed civilians were killed and forty-five injured when Border Security Force (BSF) of India opened fire on protesters in Ramban district of Jammu division. The people are calling it a “massacre”, seeing it alike the 13 July 1931 massacre in which Dogra troopers had opened fire at civilians. Roads and bridges are blocked by barbed wire barricades and the heavy deployment of paramilitary forces and police is strictly