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Normalcy returns to Srinagar after shutdown

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Normalcy returned to on Thursday after a shutdown was imposed the previous day against a gunfight in district earlier this week that killed six people, police said.

Shops, public transport, banks, post offices and government offices started normal operations although educational institutions across the valley were ordered to remain for two more days as a precautionary measure.

Separatists had called for the protest shutdown on Wednesday against the gunfight on Sunday. The victims comprised four civilians and two militants.

Separatist leaders, and were placed under house arrest while was lodged at the Central Jail.

Authorities restored in south after it remained suspended for four days.

between Baramulla town in the Valley and Bannihal in the Jammu region also resumed.

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 12:10 IST
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