Hyderabad Police further relaxes day curfew

Hyderabad: With the situation in the communal riot-hit localities here remaining peaceful during the curfew relaxation period on Wednesday, the city police decided to further lift the day-curfew tomorrow.

No untoward incident was reported from the localities of Old City here during the curfew relaxation period and it was decided to relax curfew for 12 hours between 6.00 am and 6.00 pm tomorrow, officials said.

Following violent clashes between two communities, the City police had imposed indefinite curfew in 17 police station areas of South Zone from March 29 and eight police station areas of West, Central and East zones from March 30.

Two persons were killed and over 90 others were injured in the communal clashes that witnessed arson, attacks, stabbing, heavy stone pelting and burning of vehicles in several localities of the Old City between March 27 and 31.