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Kashmir shuts down in protest

Kashmir shuts down in protest
A Kashmiri man looks out from his home during a curfew in Srinagar, Kashmir. Shops and schools were shut in a civil demonstration to protest a visit by the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who was in the region to inaugurate it's first train line. (Getty Images)
Kashmir shuts down in protest
Relatives of Shafar Ahmad Matoo mourn his death after he was shot by Indian forces yesterday as he left the mosque after Friday prayers in Srinagar, Kashmir. (Getty Images)
Kashmir shuts down in protest
A Kashmiri woman stands outside her home during the curfew. Police killed two people as thousands of Muslims protested the Indian prime minister's arrival. (Getty Images)
Kashmir shuts down in protest
The mother of the late Bablu Sheikh, 14, mourns, holding his portrait after he was shot by Indian forces yesterday during violent protests in Srinagar, Kashmir. In the past few months the region's summer capital has witnessed the biggest pro-independence demonstrations since the separatist insurgency erupted in 1989. (Getty Images)
Kashmir shuts down in protest
Relatives and friends gather to pay their respects to the late Bablu Sheikh, after he was shot by Indian forces yesterday during violent protests in Srinagar, Kashmir. The protests have triggered a heavy crackdown by Indian security forces including many strict curfews and with that tourist numbers have dropped significantly. (Getty Images)
Kashmir shuts down in protest
Indian forces patrol the quiet streets during a curfew in Srinagar, Kashmir. Continuous disturbances have brought down hotel occupancy from 100 percent in May 2008 to almost zero in September 2008, according to government statements. (Getty Images)
Kashmir shuts down in protest
Indian security forces stand guard in the streets during the Srinagar curfew. (Getty Images)