One police officer and one suspected militant was killed in a gun battle in Kashmir, as US President Donald Trump offers to ease tensions.
Soura is becoming the epicentre of resistance to the Indian government's plans to remove the partial autonomy that was enjoyed by Jammu and Kashmir.
Relations between Islamabad and New Delhi, already hostile, have been further strained over India's decision this month to revoke the special status of its portion of the Kashmir region that both countries claim.
Pakistan claims New Delhi had failed to inform it about the release of water from a dam that could cause flooding across the border.
Parents say their children will stay home until cellular networks are restored and the situation returns to normal.
Authorities have repeatedly declined to provide a tally of how many people have been taken into custody.
A series of protests against New Delhi's Aug 5 revocation of the region's autonomy has led to India reimposing travel curbs.
China's UN ambassador Zhang Jun summed up the Security Council's discussions, describing serious concern over the situation.
A spokesman for the Pakistan armed forces, tweeted that its three soldiers had died along with five of India's when Indian forces opened fire along the contested border.
Pakistan's fury over India's decision to revoke Kashmir's special privileges results in the observation of a 'Black Day'.
The move to revoke Kashmir’s autonomous status will allow the region, Jammu and Ladakh to play a meaningful role in India’s development, according to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The UN has called on India and Pakistan to refrain from any steps that could affect the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Tens of thousands of Indian troop reinforcements have been deployed to Srinagar, turning the picturesque city into a deserted warren of barbed wire and barricades.
The Supreme Court's Justice Arun Mishra says the government wants to bring Kashmir back to normal as soon as possible.
The move comes following new demonstrations by pro-independence youth that were repelled by tear gas and pellets.
'They tried to snatch it from him and then it exploded. He died on the spot,' said the boy's uncle.
India's constitutional withdrawal of special rights for Jammu and Kashmir state angers many within the disputed region.
A large group of Kashmiris assembled in the Soura area protesting the Indian government's withdrawal of Kashmir's special rights.
Paramilitary forces have been ordered to apply minimum force and maximum compassion to allow locals to go about their Friday prayers in Srinagar.
Modi says the state assembly elections would benefit Kashmiris as they choose their own leader.
India says changing the status of Kashmir is to develop the region, and urges Pakistan to reconsider its decision to downgrade diplomatic ties.
Indian ambassador to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria is expected to return to India very soon as the Kashmir crisis continues.
The Pakistani government announces a series of measures to oppose what it calls 'unilateral and illegal actions' taken by India.
Indian police insist that Kashmir, which Pakistan also claims, has been mainly peaceful since a curfew was imposed.