JAMMU: A youth was killed in clashes between security forces and protesters in Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday. With this the death toll in the ongoing unrest reached to 73 while more than 10,000 others have been injured.
The death comes at a time when curfew was lifted from entire Srinagar city on Tuesday. Curfew has been lifted from entire Srinagar city and so no area in Kashmir is under curfew today, a police spokesman said. He said curfew was lifted following improvement in the situation.
Restrictions on the assembly of people remained in forces across the Valley to maintain law and order.
Shops, business establishments and petrol pumps continued to remain shut during day time.They only open in the evening when the separatists have announced relaxation in the strike for some days of the week.
Schools, colleges and other educational institutions also continued to remain closed. Public transport continued to be off the roads.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who led the all-party delegation to Jammu and Kashmir, briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the two-day visit to the Valley. The delegation was on a two-day visit to the state to deliberate over the prevailing restive situation in the Kashmir Valley and ways to bring normalcy there.
The all party delegation had returned to capital on Tuesday morning without making significant breakthrough in talks with various stakeholders in the state.