Curfew lifted, Army withdrawn from Kishtwar


A week after it was imposed following the murder of an RSS leader, the day curfew was lifted and the Army was withdrawn on Tuesday from Kishtwar town, officials said.

The curfew was lifted at 6 am and mobile Internet services were also restored. However, night curfew would continue till further orders, officials said. Curfew was imposed in Kishtwar on April 9 after RSS leader Chandrakant Sharma and his personal security officer were killed by militants.

The Army was called out to assist the civil administration to maintain law and order in the communally-sensitive town. Read More

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