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Restrictions continue in Kashmir; curbs relaxed in some areas

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Srinagar: Restrictions continued in Kashmir on Saturday in the wake of killing of top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riyaz Naikoo in an encounter with security forces on Wednesday, but the curbs were relaxed in some areas of the valley where the situation remained peaceful, officials said.

Restrictions on the movement and assembly of people continued in the valley for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday following Naikoo’s killing in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Wednesday, the officials said.