13 militants, four civilians and three soldiers were killed during three gunfights in Shopian and Anantnag districts yesterday.
The use of pellet guns is controversial in Kashmir.
"The government has also continuously encouraged policies to mainstream the youth, including providing employment opportunities to wean them away from militancy", he said.
Thousands of Kashmiris hit the streets on Sunday, chanting anti-India slogans and demanding an end to Indian rule over Kashmir as troops launched anti-rebel operations in three southern villages.
Twenty people were killed in India-held Kashmir in some of the fiercest clashes this year in the region on Sunday.
A complete shutdown was observed in Kishtwar district also against the killings in South Kashmir.
Authorities have suspended mobile Internet and train services and ordered the closure of all colleges and schools in the Valley on Monday while separatist leaders called for a shutdown on Sunday and Monday.
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Four civilians were killed when police opened fire on protesters.
Global rights groups have repeatedly condemned the Indian crackdown and called on it to stop using shotgun pellets against protesters armed only with stones.
Doctors said Monday the extent of pellet gun injuries was the worst they had seen since hundreds were wounded in unrest that followed the shooting death of charismatic rebel commander Burhan Wani in July 2016.
It said Abbasi asked the worldwide community to urge India to allow fact-finding missions to be sent to Kashmir and asked the United Nations to appoint a special representative to Kashmir "where India, encouraged by the silence of the global community, continues to kill with impunity".
Despite restrictions, reports of protests were received from several areas of Srinagar and south Kashmir. Rebels have been fighting against Indian rule since 1989.
Thousands took to the streets over the weekend in support of the rebels, who have been fighting for decades for independence or for a merger with Pakistan.
Since the 1947 Partition that created independent India and Pakistan, the Kashmir region has been a source of bitter dispute, and at times, war between the two countries, both of whom claim it in its entirety.
But The Associated Press, citing local residents, reports that Indian troops also live ammunition on some groups of civilian protesters.