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Curfew relaxation in Jammu extends, Internet services remain suspended

The curfew which was imposed on February 15, after miscreants staged violent protest against the February 14 terror attack in Pulwama that killed 40 CRPF troopers.

Saima Siddiqui

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Published on 20 Feb 2019 4:38 AM GMT

Curfew relaxation in Jammu extends, Internet services remain suspended
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Curfew relaxed in Jammu for few hours, Internet services remain suspended
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Jammu: Authorities have extended the curfew relaxation in Jammu, on Wednesday, which was to end by 12 noon, a police officer said.

The curfew was imposed in the valley on February 15, after miscreants staged violent protest against the February 14 terror attack in Pulwama that killed 40 CRPF troopers.

Tensions was mounted in Jammu city as hundreds of Kashmiris living here felt unsafe after the selective targeting by the protesters.

The relaxation in curfew is only for Wednesday and mobile Internet services will remain suspended. The educational institutes will remain shut and the exams scheduled for Wednesday have been postpones. New dates will be announced soon, the authorities said.

On Tuesday also the curfew was relaxed in few parts of the Jammu city in three phases and no untoward incident was reported from anywhere.

According to a police official things are getting back to normal in the valley and people who are trying to disturb harmony will be punished accordingly,"Things are returning to normal. Miscreants trying to disturb harmony among different sections of the society are being booked and will be dealt with accordingly."

Saima Siddiqui

Saima Siddiqui

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