Curfew Was Lifted From All Parts Of Kashmir After The Situation Improved In Valley

6:05 pm 25 Sep, 2016


Curfew has been lifted from all parts of Kashmir on Sunday. However, restrictions on an assembly of people remained in force in most areas.

“The entire Kashmir Valley is curfew-free today but restrictions are in place in many parts as a precautionary measure,” a police official told PTI.

It is reported that curfew was lifted following improvement in the situation.

“There were no reports of any untoward incident from anywhere in the Valley,” the official said.

 


Army personnel stand outside the civil secretrait in Srinagar a day ahead of the flag march to be conducted in south Kashmir. Express Photo by Shuaib Masoodi 14-07-2016 *** Local Caption *** Army personnel stand outside the civil secretrait in Srinagar a day ahead of the flag march to be conducted in south Kashmir.

But, due to separatist call for the shut down for the 79th days, shops other business establishments remained closed.

The public transport remained off the roads. However, markets are expected to open at 2 pm as the separatist groups have announced a 16-hour relaxation in the shutdown till 6 am on Monday.

The valley has been in unrest after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces on 8 July.

Till now, more than 80 persons including two cops have been killed and thousands of others have been injured.

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