In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown was observed in Gaw Kadal and its adjoining areas, on the completion of 27 years to the deadliest Gaw Kadal massacre.

All shops and business establishments are closed while traffic is off the road in Maisuma and Lal Chowk areas of Srinagar.

The puppet authorities have imposed restrictions these areas and deployed Indian troops and police personnel in strength across the city to prevent people from staging demonstrations against the Gaw Kadal massacre.

Call for the strike and demonstrations has been given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

The authorities continue to put Hurriyet Leaders including Syed Ali Gilani, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabbir Ahmed Shah and Hilal Ahmed war under house arrest or in custody to stop them from leading the demonstrations.