"Curfew remains in force in parts of Shopian district as a precautionary measure," a police spokesman said. (Agencies)
He said that the prohibitory orders have, however, been lifted from Zainapora police station area in Shopian district while curfew was lifted yesterday from nearby Kulgam town following the improvement in law and order situation.
Curfew was imposed in police station areas of Shopian, Zainapora and Kulgam as a precautionary measure on Monday after four persons were killed in a firing by CRPF personnel, following an attack on their camp by militants on Saturday.
Police and paramilitary force CRPF were deployed in the two districts to maintain law and order and prevent any untoward incident. Violent protests were witnessed in Shopian town and adjoining areas after the firing incident.
Police have admitted that three of the persons killed in CRPF firing were civilians while the fourth was a Pakistani militant.
"Curfew remains in force in parts of Shopian district as a precautionary measure," a police spokesman said.