Curfew lifted from entire Kashmir valley, says Div Com

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With the “improvement” in overall situation, curfew was lifted from all areas of Kashmir valley today, said Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan.

“Curfew was today lifted from Nowhatta and Maharjgunj areas of Srinagar. With this curfew has now been lifted from entire Kashmir valley as no area in any district of valley is under restrictions,” Khan said in a statement.

He said increased movement of vehicular traffic and public was today witnessed in almost all towns, major areas and Srinagar city as well. “Barring stray stone-pelting incidents the situation remained peaceful across the valley,” he said.

He said, as per a report from the police, a crowd of more than 900 people attacked an army convoy at Ladoora, Rafiabad and amidst stone pelting some fires were shot on the army convoy on way to Kupwara.

“The Army fired some rounds in air to disperse the mob. In the incident 4 persons were injured and one of the injured identified as Danish Manzoor Lone S/O Manzoor Ahmed Lone R/O Nadihal Sopore succumbed to injuries. Police have initiated investigation in the matter,” he said.

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