As per the latest news from political front, curfew has been imposed in Kashmir Vally since after the hanging of Afzal guru, has now lifted in the region after seven days.
Afzal Guru was the mastermind of the 2001 Parliament attack.
Talking to media, a police official said, “Curfew has been lifted from all the ten districts in the Valley.”
At the same time, it is said that the normal life in the Valley was affected due to Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Friday extended the strike over Afzal Guru’s execution and in support of the demand for return of his body to his family, till Sunday.
It is added, that shops and business operations would remain close, and however, public transport was off the roads as strike called.
Though, private transport will keep their working as always.
Further, police official said, “The situation across the Valley was peaceful and there were no reports of any untoward incident.”
Afzal Guru was hanged to death on February 9 inside Tihar Jail in national capital, and since then curfew was imposed in the Valley.
Three persons died and over 60 others injured including 25 policemen in the clashes between protesters and security forces following Guru’s execution.