Shutdown in Pulwama, Shopian to Mourn Militant Killings

May 04

Shutdown is being observed in Pulwama and Shopian districts following killing of three militants in a gunfight with government forces on Friday.

Reports said that all the shops and other business establishments are shut in the two districts while public transport is off the roads.

Heavy contingent of forces have been deployed at all sensitive locations in the district.in

Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants Lateef Ahmad Dar alias Tiger of Dogripora Pulwama, Tariq Ahmad Sheikh alias Mufti Waqar of Moolu Chitragam, Shopian, and Shariq Ahmad Nengroo of Chotigam Shopian were killed in an early morning encounter with forces in Imam Sahib village of the district on Friday.