India partially lifts restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir
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  • 15:42 14 August 2019

India partially lifts restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir

The restrictions introduced by the Indian government in the former state of Jammu and Kashmir have been partially removed, senior local police officer Munir Khan said on Wednesday, ONA reports citing TASS.

"In the whole of the state [the situation] is completely under control. Schools and other establishments are functioning. The restrictions are primarily lifted in Jammu, while "they will continue in some places of Kashmir for sometime", he told a press conference.

Earlier, 8,000 troops were additionally moved to the region. The authorities disconnected cellular service, the Internet and cable networks, as well as introduced a curfew. The police detained a number of well-known local political activists.

Ilkin Jalilov

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