Shopian shuts against militant killings

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Srinagar :A complete shutdown is being observed in Pulwama and Shopian districts of south Kashmir on Saturday to mourn the death of three Hizbul Mujahideen militants.

Reports said all the shops and business establishments are closed while the while public transport is off the roads in the district.

Contingents of forces have also been deployed at several sensitive places in the district as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order.

On Friday 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 a gunfight with forces at Adkhara village in Shopian.

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