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J-K's Kishtwar under curfew for fourth day

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

and Kashmir's district remained under curfew for the fourth consecutive day Friday amid strict vigilance by the Army, officials said.

Authorities are planning to relax the curfew for one hour from 4 pm Friday, they said.

A and his were killed on Tuesday when a militant opened fire inside a health centre in town, prompting authorities to impose curfew and call the to maintain law and order in the communally sensitive region.

"The curfew continues to remain in force in for fourth consecutive day today. There is strict enforcement of curfew. continues to remain deployed," an said.

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

According to an order issued by Kishtwar A S Rana, the curfew will be relaxed from 4 pm to 5 pm in some areas and 4.30 pm to 5.30 pm in other areas of

Police had picked up several over ground workers (OGWs) for interrogation in connection with the killing of Sharma and his PSO by terrorists.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 15:35 IST