Shutdown In South Kashmir Parts To Mourn Militant, Civilian Killings

SRINAGAR, MAY 03: South Kashmir remained shut on Thursday to mourn the killing of militants and civilians in forces’ action.

While Pulwama and Shopian districts remained shut for the fourth consecutive day, Anantnag closed today to mourn the killing of a civilian in Turkewangam village yesterday.

All shops and other business establishments are closed in the three districts while traffic is off the roads.

Two militants – Sameer Tiger and Aqib Khan – and a civilian Shahid Ahmad were killed during a gunfight on Monday in Drubgam village of Pulwama.

A civilian was killed and 30 others injured in forces action near the site of a gunfight in Turkewangam village of Shopian yesterday.

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