Life returns to normal in Kashmir Valley, curfew lifted
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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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