48 arrested in fresh police raids across Kashmir

Kashmir Muslims shout pro-freedom slogans in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. A strict curfew, a series of communication blackouts and a tightening crackdown have failed to stop some of Kashmir's largest protests against Indian rule in recent years, triggered by the killing of a popular rebel commander on July 8. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

Srinagar—Police in Srinagar on Saturday said that 48 persons were arrested in past 24 hours across Kashmir valley.
“In its continuous drive against the trouble-mongers police arrested 48 such individual involved in disrupting the public order in different parts of the valley,” said a police spokesman.
He said the situation across the Kashmir valley remained largely peaceful today.
“Following improvement in the situation curfew was completely lifted from the remaining Srinagar parts today,” it said adding that during the day no untoward incident was reported from anywhere in the valley.—GK