Curfew continues in Kashmir

Srinagar: Curfew continued today in many parts of Kashmir, a day after fresh violence left three persons dead and 150 injured, while normal life remained paralysed for the 29 consecutive day.

"Curfew remains in force in six police station areas of  Srinagar -- Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Safakadal, Maharajgunj and Batamaloo -- as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order," a police official said.

He said curfew was also in force in four towns of Budgam district -- Chadoora, Khansahib, Magma and Budgam , Anantnag town and Khanpora area of Baramulla district.

"Restrictions on assembly of four or more people continue to remain in effect in rest of the Valley," the official said. He said the curbs on movement of people had to be extended today in view of fresh violence in some parts of the Valley yesterday which left three persons dead and over 150 others injured.

PTI