Curfew lifted from Anantnag, most parts of Srinagar: Police

Stone pelting in Kashmir

According to a statement issued by the Zonal Police Headquarters Kashmir, following improvement in situation, curfew was lifted from Anantnag and major areas of Srinagar this morning.

The Statement said that three stray incidents of stone pelting were reported from Sangam, Ashajipora in Anantnag and Nadigam in Shopian where some trouble-mongers attempted to disturb the situation by pelting stones on police and security force deployments.

“Barring these three incidents of stone pelting, overall situation remained peaceful and under control across the valley till filing of this report,” it said.

The Statement said that restrictions under section 144/CrPC remained in force in the valley. “However, curfew was imposed under the areas of three police stations of Srinagar, Pampore and Pulwama towns only. Increased movement of vehicular traffic and people was observed in major areas of the valley including city Srinagar,” it said.