Violence in Shopian, curfew in parts of Srinagar

Srinagar:Clashes broke out in south Kashmir's Shopian district this morning with protesters setting ablaze a mini-secretariat building while curfew remained clamped in parts of Srinagar on a day the all-party delegation was here on a two-day visit aimed at restoring peace in the Valley.

Normal life in the Valley was paralysed for the 58th day as restrictions continued in the rest of the Valley which has been hit by violence since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani in July.

People in Penjoora village of Shopian tried to take out a protest rally which was stopped by the police,M leading to clashes, an official said.