Kashmir unrest over Burhan Wani's killing LIVE: Rajnath Singh offers Centre's help to tackle situation as toll reaches 20

Curfew was imposed in Kashmir Valley on Sunday due to violent protests against killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Muzaffar Wani. Here are all the LIVE updates:-  

By Prashant V Singh | Updated: Jul 10, 2016, 19:24 PM IST
Kashmir unrest over Burhan Wani's killing LIVE: Rajnath Singh offers Centre's help to tackle situation as toll reaches 20

Srinagar: Curfew was imposed in Kashmir Valley on Sunday due to violent protests against killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Muzaffar Wani. 

Here are all the LIVE updates:-

- Four more protesters, a police officer killed in Jammu and Kashmir today, raising death toll in violence sparked by the killing of Hizbul militant to 20 since Friday, police said.

- Unidentified men hurl grenades on deployed security forces in in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, two jawans injured: Pulwama SP.

- Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday spoke to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and assured of Central assistance to deal with the situation.

- Resumption of Amarnath Yatra depends on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Once the conditions are conducive, yatra will resume, says IGP Jammu Danesh Rana, on rising protests in the state over death of a Hizbul militant.

- Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu expresses surprise for the soaring protests in Jammu and Kashmir over killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani, says how can any Indian have sympathy for such people.

- J&K on high alert for the next 48 hours

- Govt is looking into incidents where there has been disproportionate use of force: Naeem Akhtar, J&K Govt spokesperson

- Jammu and Kashmir's Cabinet met to discuss the current situation in the state, concerns were raised over loss of lives during clashes: Naeem Akhtar

-The death toll in violence in Kashmir Valley on Sunday rose to 17 after a youth was killed and four other persons succumbed to the injuries they sustained in Saturday's clashes with security forces. Also, a cop died when angry mob pushed the police vehicle into Jhelum.

- Pakistan reiterates that resolution of J&K dispute is only possible by realisation of right to self determination of J&K people: Pak MoFA

- 'Extrajudicial' killing of Kashmiri leader Burhan Wani and scores of other innocent Kashmiris is deplorable and condemnable: Pak MoFA

-Violent mob pushes police vehicle into River Jhelum in J&K's Anantnag district, 1 policeman dead

- If situation improves in the state, we'll try to restore services and resume Amarnath Yatra: ADG (CID) SM Sahai

- Damal Hanji Pura police Station was looted,some people fired upon us from those weapons. Our personnel got injured. One still missing: ADG (CID)

- We appeal public to control the youngsters. We must take J&K towards development: ADG (CID) SM Sahai

- Our aim is not to kill any militant, we want them to surrender or we make an arrest: ADG (CID) SM Sahai

- We must see to it that our youngsters go towards employment, education :ADG (CID) SM Sahai

- Home Minister Rajnath Singh asks Jammu and Kashmir government to ensure the safety of Kashmiri Pandits, say top MHA sources

- I reassure members of minority Kashmiri Pandit community that they're safe. There was some incident of stone pelting on the first day: MoS PMO

- Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti over situation in J&K, assured her of all possible support, according to MHA top sources

- I am sure Amarnath Yatra will resume very soon, let security agencies take the final call: Jitendra Singh, MoS PMO

- Home Minister Rajnath Singh is keeping a close eye on the sequence of events, I am sure situation will come back to normal very soon (in J&K):Jitendra Singh,MoS PMO

-Latest - Death toll rises to 16

- J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti chairs a meet to review law and order situation in the tense valley

- Death toll rises to 15

- Home Secy, Joint Secy (Kashmir division), I&B Chief & senior MHA officials present at meet being held at HM Rajnath Singh's residence in Delhi

- Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chairs high-level meet to review law and order situation in J&K following protests over Burhan Wani's killing

- The state cabinet headed by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti would meet in Srinagar on Sunday to deliberate on measures to ensure the law and order situation does not go out of hand and things are brought under control quickly.

- The UGC NET exam scheduled to take place on Sunday in Srinagar was postponed amid protests. The autonomous organization under the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development issued a press release in this regard. There are 16 examination centres in Srinagar in which 10,255 candidates are registered for UGC - NET July 2016. The next date of examination of UGC - NET for all these candidates will be informed in due course of time, the press release stated.

- Curfew was imposed in Kashmir Valley on Sunday to maintain the law and order situation

- Kashmir Divisional Commissioner Asgar Hussain Samoon told reporters that curfew has been imposed in the entire valley from midnight to maintain law and order. He also appealed to the people to help authorities maintain peace.

- Additional Director General (CID) S.M. Sahai and Inspector General of Police (Kashmir Zone) Syed Javid Mujtaba Gilani said that the violent mob on Saturday burnt four police stations, two minority police pickets and office of the tehsildar.

- The top police officers said three policemen were missing and 96 security personnel have been injured in Saturday's clashes.

- The number of civilian protesters injured is said to be at least 200 which include those suffered bullet, tear smoke and pellet injuries.

- Wani was buried in his native Shariefabad (Tral) village on Saturday where nearly 40,000 people gathered defying curfew restrictions to attend his funeral prayers.

- Violence erupted spontaneously in south Kashmir districts of Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam and later spread to other districts in the valley after security forces killed top Hizbul commander Burhan Wani and two of his associates in Bamdoora (Kokarnag) village of Anantnag district on Friday.

- The separatists have called for a valley-wide shutdown till Monday against Wani's killing.