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Pulwama attack aftermath: Curfew imposed in Jammu’s Gujjar Nagar after ‘mobs torch vehicles’

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Srinagar: Curfew was imposed in several parts of Jammu, including Gujjar Nagar after unruly mobs torched vehicles after violent protests broke out in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack in which 49 CRPF personnel were killed.

ANI reported that the authorities imposed curfew in Bus Stand, Nawabad, Bakshi Nagar, Peer Mitha, Pacca Danga, Channi Himmat, Janipur, Domana, and Bagh-E-Bahu areas.

The curfew was imposed after unruly mobs torched several vehicles and vandalised many others.

The Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry had called for a shutdown in Jammu while Jammu Bar Association supported it. National Conference had also supported the Bandh call.

Reports said that a large contingent of forces has been deployed in the area to control the situation.

Condemning violence, NC Vice President said that Kashmiris and Muslims didn’t attack the CRPF convey, terrorists did.

PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti, in a tweet said that it would a travesty to use the terror attack as an excuse to target minorities.

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