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Centre asks J-K to ensure peace by deploying adequate forces

In the wake of communal clashes in Kishtwar, the Centre has asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to ensure peace by deploying adequate forces in all parts of the state.

delhi Updated: Aug 12, 2013 19:16 IST

In the wake of communal clashes in Kishtwar, the Centre has asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to ensure peace by deploying adequate forces in all parts of the state.

In an advisory, the home ministry told the state government that the violence may spread to other parts and asked it to ensure that no such incident is repeated anywhere else.

Assuring all help, the Centre said that adequate forces should be deployed in all sensitive places to maintain law and order, official sources said.

The home ministry also said those indulging in violence should be brought to book and action should be initiated against them, they said.

Three persons were killed and 20 injured in the violence in Kishtwar during the week-end.

Curfew remained in force in six districts of Jammu region amid deployment of Army. Ten people were arrested in connection with the violence in Kishtwar.