On Tuesday, the Apex Court had directed the J&K Chief Secretary to file a detailed affidavit on the communal clashes in Kishtwar and subsequent steps taken by the state government to control the situation.

The SC had also directed the state government to pay a compensation of up to Rs 2 lakh to people injured in communal clashes.

The streets of Kishtwar saw communal clashes on Eid al-Fitr. Three people were killed and several others were left injured in the incident.

(JPN)

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