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Curfew lifted from four districts of Kashmir Valley

Curfew was, on Saturday, lifted from Bandipora, Baramulla, Budgam and Ganderbal districts of Kashmir and parts of Srinagar city in view of the improving situation in these areas, but remained in force in the rest of the Valley as a precautionary measure, according to a police official.

Restrictions on assembly of four or more people under Section 144 CrPC will, however, continue in the areas where curfew has been lifted, he said adding that > curfew remained in force in Anantnag, Kulgam, Kupwara, Pulwama and Shopian districts and eight police station areas of the city.

The situation across the Valley is peaceful so far.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will hold a meeting with officials of the State here besides meeting civil society, political leaders and members from trade fraternity, sources said.

> Life in Kashmir has been paralysed since July 9, a day after Hizb-ul-Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter by security forces.

Fresh > clashes broke out between protesters and security forces on July 22 after Friday prayers, killing one youth.

As many as 45 people have been killed and over 3400 injured in the violent clashes between protestors and security forces following Wani’s killing.

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