The clashes between security forces and militants continued on 51 day in the Kashmir valley. The curfew has been imposed in the valley since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8 which killed atleast 70 people.
“Following improvement in the situation, there will be no restrictions in Kashmir valley from tomorrow except Pulwama town and the areas falling under the jurisdictions of police stations MR Gunj and Nowhatta,” said a police spokesman on Sunday.
CM Mehbooba Mufti had a meeting with PM Narendra Modi on Saturday. In the first week of September, all party delegation will visit Kashmir to talk about the ongoing violence.
“The Centre and the state government have agreed no member of the delegation will be stopped from engaging with the separatists”, sources said after Mehbooba’s meeting with the PM.
A national conference was held last week where Kashmiri opposition leaders met with the President and the Prime Minister. They also discussed how to defuse the situation in the Valley.
The gunshots were heard by the residents of Kreeri area of Baramulla. But police refused that any shots were fired. The Baramulla control room said forces laid a cordon in Bandibala Chandoosa which was later lifted.