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A woman looks out from a window in Srinagar,during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir

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A woman looks out from a window in Srinagar, during a protest against the recent killings in Kashmir

Women shout slogans during a protest in Srinagar, against the recent killings in Kashmir, September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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Women shout slogans during a protest in Srinagar, against the recent killings in Kashmir 

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An Indian policeman takes cover behind an armored vehicle as Kashmiri protesters throw stones at him during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir on Tuesday

Kashmiri Muslims shout anti-India slogans during a protest in Srinaga

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Kashmiri Muslims shout anti-India slogans during a protest in Srinagar today

An Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier sits inside a truck upon arrival with others in Srinagar on August 23, 2016, to join thousands of federal forces and local policemen already deployed in the Kashmiri capital to contain a 46-day-old unrest.  Official sources said that some 2,600 additional paramilitary troopers are being flown into Srinagar from Gujarat, Rajasthan and West Bengal to supplement the governments effort to contain the situation in the restive state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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An Indian Border Security Force (BSF) soldier sits inside a truck upon arrival with others in Srinagar to join thousands of federal forces and local policemen already deployed in the Kashmiri capital to contain a 46-day-old unrest

An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard while he talks on a wireless set during a curfew in Srinagar

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An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard while he talks on a wireless set during a curfew in Srinagar

A Kashmiri boy peeps from the door of his home during a gunfight in Nowhatta area of downtown of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir

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A Kashmiri boy peeps from the door of his home during a gunfight in Nowhatta area of downtown of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir

An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard during a curfew in the Batmaloo area of Srinagar

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An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard during a curfew in the Batmaloo area of Srinagar, Kashmir 

Women react as they stand at the windows of a house watching Kashmiri Muslims carry a body of 20-year-old Riyaz Ahmed Shah during his funeral in downtown Srinagar on August 3, 2016.  Fresh clashes erupted between government forces and thousands of mourners on August 3 in Indian-administered Kashmir after two more civilians were killed in the restive region, witnesses and police said. / AFP PHOTO / TAUSEEF MUSTAFATAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images

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Women react as they stand at the windows of a house watching Kashmiri Muslims carry a body of 20 year old Riyaz Ahmed Shah during his funeral in downtown Srinagar

epa05443458 An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard during curfew in downtown area of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 27 July 2016. According to local news reports, authorities have re-imposed curfew in some parts of Srinagar followed by clashes that erupted on 26 July after the curfew was lifted.  The curfew, however, continues in south Kashmir. So far 50 civilians have been killed and over 3000 injured following the protests over the killing of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander, Burhan Muzaffar Wani and his two associates in a gunfight on 08 July.  EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

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An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard during curfew in downtown area of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir

Masked demonstrators shout slogans next to a burning tyre during a protest in Srinagar against the recent killings in Kashmir

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Masked demonstrators shout slogans next to a burning tyre during a protest in Srinagar against the recent killings in Kashmir

epa05422636 An Indian paramilitary officer stands guard during a curfew in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 13 July 2016. The authorities imposed curfew and severe restrictions in most parts of Kashmir valley for the fifth consecutive day to contain protests following the killing of militant commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani. According to local news reports the death toll reached 32 and over 1,300 persons were injured across Indian Kashmir during clashes over the past six days.  EPA/FAROOQ KHAN

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An Indian paramilitary officer stands guard during a curfew in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir

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A Kashmiri Muslim protester throws stones at Indian troops as others shout pro freedom slogans in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, on Tuesday.

Kashmiri Muslim protesters throw stones at Indian policemen during clashes in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 11 July 2016. Clashes between civilians and police in India's northern region of Kashmir has spiked to at least 16 in the third day of violent unrest that has engulfed the Valley since the funeral of famed separatist militant Burhan Muzaffar Wani on 09 July. A curfew remains in place in many parts of the city, forbidding people from leaving their houses at any point during the day

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Kashmiri Muslim protesters throw stones at Indian policemen during clashes in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir today. This is the third day of violent unrest that has engulfed the Valley since the funeral of famed separatist militant Burhan Muzaffar Wani

epa05389229 A masked Kashmiri Muslim stands near burning tires during a protest in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 25 June 2016. According to local news reports, clashes broke out between the Indian Police and protesters in Maisuma area of Srinagar when a protest march of separatists was not allowed to reach Lal Chowk, the city centre. The separatists had called for a protest in Lal Chowk against what they call conspiracies to change the demography of the Muslim-majority Jammu Kashmir by setting up Sainik colonies (Colonies for retired Indian Army men) and separate township for displaced Kashmiri Pandits (Hindus).  EPA/EPA

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A masked Kashmiri Muslim stands near burning tires during a protest in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir. According to local news reports, clashes broke out between the Indian Police and protesters in Maisuma area of Srinagar when a protest march of separatists was not allowed to reach Lal Chowk, the city centre.

epa05366292 Indian protesters ring bell and shout slogans during protest demonstration in Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India, 15 June 2016. According to the news reports, mobile internet services were suspended in all 10 districts of Jammu region after the protests against the desecration of an ancient temple of Lord Shiva by youth of the other community whom was blamed for smashing the window panes and doors of a temple.  EPA/JAIPAL SINGH

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Indian protesters ring bells and shout slogans during a protest demonstration in Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India. According to news reports, mobile internet services were suspended in all 10 districts of Jammu region after protests against the desecration of an ancient temple of Lord Shiva 

Kashmiri Muslims pray as an unseen custodian displays a holy relic, believed to be a hair from the Prophet Muhammad's beard, during celebrations for Miraj-Ul-Alam (ascension to heaven) at Kashmir's main Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar on May 5, 2016.  Thousands of Muslims converge annually for celebrations at the shrine near the summer capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir

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Kashmiri Muslims pray as an unseen custodian displays a holy relic, believed to be a hair from the Prophet Muhammad’s beard, during celebrations for Miraj-Ul-Alam (ascension to heaven) at Kashmir’s main Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar this morning

Supporters of the Jammu and Kashmir Libr...Supporters of the Jammu and Kashmir Libration Front (JKLF) shout pro-freedom slogans during a protest in Srinagar on January 21, 2016. Parts of the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir remained shut and rallies were held on January 21 to mark the killing of nearly sixty people by Indian security personnel in Srinagar's Gaw Kadal area on January 21, 1990. The event was followed by a series of similar incidents in and around Srinagar causing widespread anger across the valley and gave impetus to an armed insurgency which had just started in the Muslim-majority Himalayan state. AFP PHOTO / Tauseef MUSTAFATAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images

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Supporters of the Jammu and Kashmir Libration Front shout pro-freedom slogans during a protest in Srinagar on January. Parts of the capital of Indian-administered Kashmir remained shut and rallies were held on Thursday to mark the killing of nearly sixty people by Indian security personnel in Srinagar’s Gaw Kadal area on January 21, 1990.

A Kashmiri fisherman rows his boat on Dal lake during dense fog in Srinaga

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A Kashmiri fisherman rows his boat on Dal lake during dense fog in Srinagar

A Kashmiri Muslim woman peels off the bark of wicker sticks on the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 22 December 2015. Wicker sticks are used to make Kangir, the traditional Kashmiri firepot, which is used to keep warm during cold winters. Hundreds of families in Kashmir depend on the trade with Kangir, with Kangir artisans of different regions making distinct and fashionable firepots.

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A Kashmiri Muslim woman peels off the bark of wicker sticks on the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, on Tuesday. Wicker sticks are used to make Kangir, the traditional Kashmiri firepot, which is used to keep warm during cold winters