Kulgam shuts on second day

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A spontaneous shutdown is being observed in Kulgam district today for the second consecutive day against the killing of two militants in a gunfight yesterday.

Reports said that shutdown is being observed in Kulgam, Qaimoh, Yaripora, Devsar and Damhal Hanjipora tehsils today.

Two militants of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen outfit, Dawood Ahmad Allai of Hawoora and Sayar Ahmad Wani of Wanpora area of Qaimoh, were killed in a gunfight with forces in Khudwani area yesterday morning.

A source said the militants had taken shelter in a local private school when it was cordoned off at around 2 am.

“The militants came out of the school in a bid to flee and were killed,” he said

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