Restrictions Relaxed In 5 Districts Of Jammu Region


Jammu:Restrictions in five sensitive districts of Jammu region were further eased today ahead of Eid festival, during which situation remained peaceful even though mobile internet services in entire region remained snapped for seventh consecutive day today while telephone calling facilities were still affected in some of the districts.

Day restrictions were lifted in Kishtwar district from 8 am today but they will continue during the night as a precautionary measure.

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Shops and business establishments opened in Kishtwar district and people in large numbers thronged to the markets to purchase essential commodities besides the goods for Eid festival.

Reports said that authorities rela-xed restrictions in Doda, Ramban, Kishtwar, Rajouri and Poonch districts during the day in phased manner to facilitate people buy essential commodities and shopping for Eid festival. Relaxations were peaceful at all the places.

Sources said authorities could relax restrictions during the day today to facilitate Eid celebrations and Friday prayers.

However, security personnel will remain deployed in strength to ensure peace during the relaxation period.