Srinagar: In a major breakthrough, the security forces on Friday captured a dreaded terrorists belonging to the Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) from Choora area in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore district.
Barring a few sensitive localities, curfew was today lifted from north Kashmir`s Sopore township following improvement in law and order situation, three days after restrictions were imposed in the wake of killing of a youth in an alleged security forces firing.
Curfew remained in force in Sopore township of north Kashmir`s Baramulla district for the third day Thursday to prevent law and order problems after a youth was killed in the alleged security forces firing earlier this week.
Militants on Tuesday night opened fire on CRPF personnels, injuring three jawans in Sopore town of Baramulla district in north Kashmir, just a day ahead this crucial constituency is all set for voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.
Seventy-year old Abdul Satar, a pavement vendor in north Kashmir`s Sopore town, spent his entire day`s earnings bursting firecrackers to celebrate explosive Pakistani batsman Shahid Afridi`s "booming" performance in the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Sunday.