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Curfew lifted, Army withdrawn from Kishtwar in J&K

IANS  |  Jammu 

A week after it was imposed following the murder of a RSS leader, the day was lifted and the was withdrawn on Tuesday from and Kashmir's town, officials said.

The was lifted at 6 a.m. and were also restored. However, night would continue till further orders, officials said.

Curfew was imposed in on April 9 after and his were killed by militants.

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

Police have detained around a dozen suspects.

The vehicle used to transport militants during the attack was seized. The owner of the vehicle was absconding. Police have released a photograph of the vehicle owner to alert the general public.

district is part of the Udhampur Lok Sabha seat where voting is due on Thursday.

The main contest in Udhampur is between of the BJP and Vikramaditya Singh of the

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 12:38 IST
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