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Life returns to normal in Kashmir after 1-day strike

chandigarh Updated: Jun 12, 2012 14:06 IST
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Life returns to normal in the Kashmir valley, where one day strike was observed yesterday to remember 120 persons killed in alleged security forces firing during 2010 agitation.

The strike call was given by breakaway Hurriyat Conference.

Shops and business establishments reopened this morning and traffic was plying on all routes normally. Government offices and educational institutions were also functioning normally.

Similar reports were also received from other parts of the valley.

The Hurriyat had called for the strike to remember more than 120 people allegedly killed in security force and police firing during 2010 separatist protests.

More than 5,000 security and police personnel also suffered injuries in stone pelting during the period when hundreds of public, government and police properties, including police posts, chowkis and others were torched or damaged by the agitators.

Killing of a 12th class student Tufail Mattoo after he was allegedly hit by a teargas shell fired by police in the downtown Rajouri Kadal on June 11, 2010, triggered mass protests across the valley.