Situation returning to normal in Pattan
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Srinagar, Feb 28: The situation in violence-hit villages of north Kashmir’s Pattan is fast returning to normal as the curfew continued for the third day today in the affected villages.
“The situation in Kangamdora, Hagarpora and adjoining villages in Pattan Tehsil is fast returning to normalcy,” Deputy Commissioner, Varmul, Bashir Ahmad Bhat said.
However, curfew continued for the third day as a precautionary measure in the affected villages which witnessed clashes between two groups over erection of a hoarding on Thursday, leaving 20 persons injured.
“The situation is under control as curfew continued in two villages as a precautionary measure,” Bhat said, adding there was no report of any fresh violence from any part of the curfew-bound villages.
Bhat said peace committees in the affected areas have been formed and district administration was interacting with the committee members.
He said ration and other relief items have been distributed among the affected families.
The peace committees have assured the administration their full support for maintaining law and order in these areas, he said.
Senior officers of the district are camping at Kangamdora to closely monitor the situation, sources said.
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