SRINAGAR: After remaining shut for five days in protest against the killing of a local militant, the normal life in south Kashmirs Pulwama town and its adjoining areas returned to normal on Monday.
Residents said since early morning, shops and other business establishments started to open, while public and private vehicles also started to ply.
The Pulwama town was placed under strict curfew by police and paramilitary forces while other areas including Dalipora, Prichoo and Muran observed a complete shutdown.
The town also witnessed violent clashes in which dozens of people sustained injuries following the killing of a local militant.
On Wednesday, army said they killed a militant in Dalwan area of Charar-i-Shareef in central Kashmirs Budgam district. The slain was identified as Tawseef Ahmad of Prichoo Pulwama.
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