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Kashmir: Curfew imposed in Pulwama

Posted on Feb 01 2014 | IBNS

By Saleem Iqbal Qadri, Srinagar, Feb 1 : Local administration early Saturday imposed a curfew at Pulwama district in South Kashmir.

Locals claimed that they were not being allowed to come out of their homes.

They added that the Jammu and Kashmir Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on Saturday morning announced curfew through loudspeakers and asked people not to come out of their homes.

They said that additional forces were also deployed.

Police sources said that fearing apprehensions of protests over the killing of a local militant Friday evening, they had to impose curfew.

Pertinently, on Friday evening a militant was killed in an encounter in Keungen area of Pulwama.

He has been identified as Aijaz Ahmad from Chursoo, Awantipora.

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