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Curfew continues for third day in J-K's Kishtwar

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The imposed in district following killing of senior RSS functionary Chanderkant Sharma and his PSO remained in force for the third consecutive day Thursday.

Security personnel were deployed for strict enforcement of law and order in the district.

Police have picked up several over ground workers (OGWs) for interrogation in connection with the killing of Sharma and his PSO by terrorists in district of Jammu and Kashmir, a said.

"The continues to remain in force in for third consecutive day today. There is strict enforcement of curfew," Kishtwar Deputy A S told

said there was no report of any untoward incident from anywhere in the district and strict vigilance was being maintained in all sensitive areas of the district.

Sharma and his were killed on Tuesday when a militant opened fire inside a health centre in Kishtwar town, prompting authorities to impose

"We have picked up some people, mostly known as over ground workers (OGWs). They are being interrogated," the of Police (IGP), Jammu zone, M K told reporters on the sidelines of his visit to a polling station to oversee the security arrangements.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 16:50 IST