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Curfew continues in Kupwara, Pulwama

india Updated: Jul 24, 2010 16:31 IST

Curfew remained in force today in Kupwara and Pulwama towns even as restrictions were lifted

from most parts of the Kashmir Valley.

Restriction on the movement of people was imposed in Palhallan town of Baramulla district after residents defied

curfew and indulged in large scale violence yesterday leaving 15 people including seven securitymen injured police said.

Meanwhile,life continued to remain disrupted in the Valley with shops and business markets remaining closed and

transport off the roads due to the week-long shutdown called by the hardline Hurriyat led by jailed leader Syed Ali Shah


The unrest in the Valley started on June 11 when a teenaged boy was killed allegedly in the teargas shelling by

police. In the subsequent protests, 16 more persons including a girl, were killed allegedly by security force since then.