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Kashmir Valley calm, curfew lifted

After days of unrest, the situation in the Kashmir Valley was today calm with curfew being lifted from all areas.

india Updated: Aug 24, 2010 12:56 IST

After days of unrest, the situation in the Kashmir Valley was on Tuesday calm with curfew being lifted from all areas.

With the lifting of curfew coinciding with the separatist' decision not to call for a shutdown, shoppers flocked markets and business establishments reopened in Srinagar and all major towns of the Valley.

The situation is peaceful throughout the Valley and curfew has been lifted from all parts, police said.

Traffic snarls were seen at many place as people came out to stock supplies particularly in view of the ongoing holy month of Ramzan.

Schools, colleges, banks and private offices reopened and public transport was back on the roads.

The Valley was rocked by violence following the death of a teenager on June 11 after he was allegedly hit by teargas shell near Rajouri Kadal area. After that street protests broke out in the Valley which has claimed 63 lives so far.