Tral shuts to mourn on 3rd consecutive day
A complete shutdown was observed on the third consecutive day on Wednesday in Tral and Aripal townships of Pulwama district against the killing of captive Hizbul Mujahideen militant Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan.
All shops, business establishments, government and private offices remain closed in these areas while public transport was off the roads.
Mushtaq was killed in a grenade attack near police station Tral on Monday afternoon.
An eyewitness said that scores of people from different areas joined at slain militant’s residence at Wagad village of Aripal in Tral sub-district and offer ‘Fateha’ and prayers for him.