Curfew lifted from Sumbal


Bandipora, Dec 27: After eight days of consistent curfew, authorities on Monday lifted the restrictions in Inderkoot and adjoining villages of Sumbal in Bandipora district.
Curfew was clamped in Sumbal and adjoining villages on December 20 after clashes broke out in Inderkoot village, which took an ugly turn when six persons sustained injuries and three houses were gutted during the clashes.
Today morning announcements were made on loudspeakers after which people thronged the markets to buy essentials. Authorities succeeded in regaining peace in the area after continuous meetings with senior citizens and representative of various communities who gave an assurance that peace and calm will be maintained.
 Talking to Greater Kashmir, Additional Superintendent of Police, Bandipora, Shamsher Hussain said, “Curfew has been lifted from the area as people are now calm, however restrictions will remain after 6 pm till morning to avoid any clash.”

Lastupdate on : Mon, 27 Dec 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 27 Dec 2010 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Tue, 28 Dec 2010 00:00:00 IST

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