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Life under lockdown in Kashmir

Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighborhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. India revoked the special status of its portion of Himalayan Kashmir, known as Jammu and Kashmir, on Aug. 5 and moved to quell widespread unrest by shutting down communications and clamping down on freedom of movement.   
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Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighborhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. India revoked the special...more

Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighborhood, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19, 2019. India revoked the special status of its portion of Himalayan Kashmir, known as Jammu and Kashmir, on Aug. 5 and moved to quell widespread unrest by shutting down communications and clamping down on freedom of movement. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A Kashmiri familiy walks past a blockade put up by residents to prevent Indian security force personnel from entering their neighborhood, in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Kashmiri familiy walks past a blockade put up by residents to prevent Indian security force personnel from entering their neighborhood, in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Kashmiri familiy walks past a blockade put up by residents to prevent Indian security force personnel from entering their neighborhood, in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Kashmiri girls ride a scooter on a deserted road in Srinagar, August 20.    REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Kashmiri girls ride a scooter on a deserted road in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Kashmiri girls ride a scooter on a deserted road in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Indian security force personnel patrol past a Kashmiri woman in a deserted street in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Indian security force personnel patrol past a Kashmiri woman in a deserted street in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Indian security force personnel patrol past a Kashmiri woman in a deserted street in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Kashmiri men sit in front of the closed shops painted with graffiti during restrictions in Srinagar, August 20.  
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Kashmiri men sit in front of the closed shops painted with graffiti during restrictions in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Kashmiri men sit in front of the closed shops painted with graffiti during restrictions in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Kashmiri woman walks in a deserted street in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Kashmiri woman walks in a deserted street in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Kashmiri woman walks in a deserted street in Srinagar, August 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Kashmiri protesters run as they clash with Indian security personnel in Srinagar, August 19. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri protesters run as they clash with Indian security personnel in Srinagar, August 19. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri protesters run as they clash with Indian security personnel in Srinagar, August 19. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood in Srinagar, August 19.    
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Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood in Srinagar, August 19. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri protesters stand at a barricade to block the entrance of a neighbourhood in Srinagar, August 19. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A woman stands next to a broken TV inside her house that was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces on Friday evening, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 17. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A woman stands next to a broken TV inside her house that was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces on Friday evening, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional...more

A woman stands next to a broken TV inside her house that was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces on Friday evening, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar, August 17. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A Kashmiri man looks out from a window of his house which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces on Friday evening, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar August 17. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A Kashmiri man looks out from a window of his house which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces on Friday evening, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special...more

A Kashmiri man looks out from a window of his house which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and the security forces on Friday evening, during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar August 17. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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A neighbourhood street is blocked with tree branches by Kashmiri protesters during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A neighbourhood street is blocked with tree branches by Kashmiri protesters during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A neighbourhood street is blocked with tree branches by Kashmiri protesters during restrictions after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the government, in Srinagar, August 19. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Kashmiri men fish in the waters of a canal after restrictions were eased following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar August 17. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri men fish in the waters of a canal after restrictions were eased following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar August 17. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kashmiri men fish in the waters of a canal after restrictions were eased following the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir by the Indian government, in Srinagar August 17. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Women shout slogans during a protest in Srinagar, August 14.   REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Women shout slogans during a protest in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Women shout slogans during a protest in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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People walk on a road covered with stones and pieces of brick during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14.  
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People walk on a road covered with stones and pieces of brick during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

People walk on a road covered with stones and pieces of brick during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Jameela, mother of Irfan Ahmad Hurra, who according to relatives was arrested during a clampdown after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir, is consoled by a relative inside her house in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, August 13.    REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Jameela, mother of Irfan Ahmad Hurra, who according to relatives was arrested during a clampdown after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir, is consoled by a relative inside her house in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, August...more

Jameela, mother of Irfan Ahmad Hurra, who according to relatives was arrested during a clampdown after the scrapping of the special constitutional status for Kashmir, is consoled by a relative inside her house in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, August 13. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kashmiri boys cycle in an empty street during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14.  
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Kashmiri boys cycle in an empty street during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri boys cycle in an empty street during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Fareeda, wife of Shameem Ahmad Ganai, who according to Fareeda was arrested during a clampdown a day before the scrapping of the special constitutional status in Kashmir, sits at the doorway of her house, in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, August 13.   REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Fareeda, wife of Shameem Ahmad Ganai, who according to Fareeda was arrested during a clampdown a day before the scrapping of the special constitutional status in Kashmir, sits at the doorway of her house, in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, August 13. ...more

Fareeda, wife of Shameem Ahmad Ganai, who according to Fareeda was arrested during a clampdown a day before the scrapping of the special constitutional status in Kashmir, sits at the doorway of her house, in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, August 13. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri man looks out of his house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14.  
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A Kashmiri man looks out of his house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri man looks out of his house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Bilquis, sister of Irfan Ahmad Hurra, who according to relatives was arrested, is attended after she fainted while crying inside their house, in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, August 13. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Bilquis, sister of Irfan Ahmad Hurra, who according to relatives was arrested, is attended after she fainted while crying inside their house, in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, August 13. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Bilquis, sister of Irfan Ahmad Hurra, who according to relatives was arrested, is attended after she fainted while crying inside their house, in Pulwama, south of Srinagar, August 13. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kashmiri men wait before Eid-al-Adha prayers during restrictions in Srinagar, August 12.   

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Kashmiri men wait before Eid-al-Adha prayers during restrictions in Srinagar, August 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri men wait before Eid-al-Adha prayers during restrictions in Srinagar, August 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri baker waits for customers during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri baker waits for customers during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri baker waits for customers during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri man eats his breakfast inside his one-room house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri man eats his breakfast inside his one-room house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri man eats his breakfast inside his one-room house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kashmiri woman washes clothes in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri woman washes clothes in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri woman washes clothes in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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An Indian security force personnel buys goods from a shop during restrictions in Srinagar, August 13. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian security force personnel buys goods from a shop during restrictions in Srinagar, August 13. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

An Indian security force personnel buys goods from a shop during restrictions in Srinagar, August 13. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Kashmiri residents eat inside their house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents eat inside their house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents eat inside their house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri woman talks to another in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman talks to another in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman talks to another in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A man with pellet injuries is treated inside a house in a neighbourhood where there have been regular clashes with Indian security forces, in Srinagar August 14.  
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A man with pellet injuries is treated inside a house in a neighbourhood where there have been regular clashes with Indian security forces, in Srinagar August 14. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

A man with pellet injuries is treated inside a house in a neighbourhood where there have been regular clashes with Indian security forces, in Srinagar August 14. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Kashmiri residents look out of their house during restrictions  in Srinagar, August 14.  REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents look out of their house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents look out of their house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri man walks past a house with windows covered with bedsheets and blankets after the house was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and security forces, in Srinagar August 10.  
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A Kashmiri man walks past a house with windows covered with bedsheets and blankets after the house was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and security forces, in Srinagar August 10. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri man walks past a house with windows covered with bedsheets and blankets after the house was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and security forces, in Srinagar August 10. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri woman reacts as she speaks about the restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman reacts as she speaks about the restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman reacts as she speaks about the restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kashmiri residents leave their house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents leave their house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents leave their house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri woman looks out of her house during restrictions  in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman looks out of her house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman looks out of her house during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri woman feeds her daughter as others stand in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman feeds her daughter as others stand in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman feeds her daughter as others stand in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri woman collects water from a tap in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman collects water from a tap in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman collects water from a tap in an alley during restrictions in Srinagar, August 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri woman feeds pigeons during restrictions in Srinagar, August 11. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman feeds pigeons during restrictions in Srinagar, August 11. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri woman feeds pigeons during restrictions in Srinagar, August 11. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kashmiris walk past a blockade put up by residents to prevent security personnel from sealing the area around a mosque ahead of Eid-al-Adha prayers, during restrictions in Srinagar, August 12.    REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiris walk past a blockade put up by residents to prevent security personnel from sealing the area around a mosque ahead of Eid-al-Adha prayers, during restrictions in Srinagar, August 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiris walk past a blockade put up by residents to prevent security personnel from sealing the area around a mosque ahead of Eid-al-Adha prayers, during restrictions in Srinagar, August 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kashmiri residents throw stones towards Indian security forces in Srinagar, August 10. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents throw stones towards Indian security forces in Srinagar, August 10. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents throw stones towards Indian security forces in Srinagar, August 10. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Kashmiri residents walk past a truck which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and security forces, in Srinagar, August 10.  
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Kashmiri residents walk past a truck which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and security forces, in Srinagar, August 10. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Kashmiri residents walk past a truck which was allegedly damaged by Indian security forces after clashes between protesters and security forces, in Srinagar, August 10. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A Kashmiri man waits before Eid-al-Adha prayers during restrictions in Srinagar, August 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri man waits before Eid-al-Adha prayers during restrictions in Srinagar, August 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Kashmiri man waits before Eid-al-Adha prayers during restrictions in Srinagar, August 12. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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