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Life returns to normal in Kashmir Valley, curfew lifted

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 18:49

Srinagar: After days of unrest, life in
Srinagar and elsewhere in the Kashmir Valley returned to
normal on Tuesday after authorities lifted curfew across the region
and separatists not giving any call for a shutdown.

With the valley remaining calm, shoppers flocked
markets and business establishments reopened in Jammu and
Kashmir`s summer capital and all major towns in the Valley.
The situation is peaceful throughout the Valley and
curfew has been lifted from all parts, police said.

Traffic snarls were seen at many place as people with
relief writ large on their faces came out to stock supplies
particularly in view of the ongoing holy month of Ramzan.

Schools, colleges, banks and private offices reopened
and public transport was back on the roads.
The Valley was rocked by violence following the death
of a teenager on June 11 after he was allegedly hit by teargas
shell near Rajouri Kadal area. After that street protests
and clashes with security forces broke out in the Valley
claiming 63 lives.


First Published: Tuesday, August 24, 2010 - 18:49

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