His killing had triggered over five months' long unrest in the Valley during which 90 people and over 13,000 civilians were injured in security forces' firing on protestors.
The violence occurred as protesters clashed with police in Indian-controlled Kashmir, where the authorities have imposed a widespread curfew and cut off all Internet services after separatist leaders called for a week of demonstrations.
They said around 20 local youth, who were trying to march towards Tral, were caught by army and beaten mercilessly. Section 144 forbids gathering of four or more people at a particular place. The forces, they said, fired pellets at the protesters, resulting in injuries to ten people.
Indian Police and security forces have intensified area domination to prevent assembly of people in Wani's native village in Tral, said the report.
The first martyrdom anniversary of Burhan Wani would be officially observed in Azad Kashmir today (Saturday) with a renewed pledge to continue peaceful struggle till liberation of the held valley from Indian subjugation.
This angered the youth who were present there and soon clashes erupted between the two sides.
"This is an achievable aim and can be achieved with the help of the Indian Army", he said.
Meanwhile, authorities have placed senior Hurriyat leaders including Geelani, moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and JKLF chief Yasin Malik either under house-arrest or they have been sent to jail in order to foil protests planned today by the separatists and their activists. The intra-Kashmir train services between Baramulla and Banihal town were also suspended.
All the social media platforms have been blocked in Kashmir ahead of July 8.
Authorities said this was done to prevent spread of malicious propaganda by anti-national elements on social networking sites.
The Jammu and Kashmir government had announced a 10-day holiday for all educational institutions from July 6. I would have made him understand that a bridge of friendship between pakistan, Kashmir and India can be built and he could also be useful in that.
An Indian paramilitary force officer watches as a Kashmiri woman along with her child walks past a barbed-wire road checkpoint set up by Indian security forces in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, July 7, 2017.