After two days of restrictions curfew was lifted from all nine police stations of down town Srinagar. But later, authorities had to re impose restrictions in the interior areas of Hawal and Sazgaripora after incidents of minor stone pelting. However, the overall situation was normal.
“Curfew has been lifted from all nine police station areas of Srinagar city as the situation remained peaceful following imposition of restrictions from Wednesday,” a police spokesman said.
Police sources, however, said that some youth started pelting stones in the interior areas between Sazgaripora and Hawal resulting in injuries to at least one person.
Heavy deployment was immediately put in place and movement of the people made restricted in the said interiors but no curfew is in place,” sources added.
Hawal, Gojwara and adjoining areas have become flash points for violence over the past.
And in rest of the city, life returned to normal as businesses and educational institutions resumed work after remaining shut for two days.
Kashmir University examinations will be held as per schedule.
Curfew was imposed on Wednesday evening after clashes between two communities broke out in parts of old city Srinagar.