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Sopore shuts on second straight day to mourn militant killings

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Srinagar :A complete shutdown is being observed on second consecutive day in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district to mourn the killings of two militants in a gunfight yesterday.

Local sources said that all the shops and business establishments are shut while traffic is also off the roads.

Reports said that people from the Sopore and its neighboring areas are visiting the residence of the slain militants to offer condolences to the families.

Notably, two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants identified as Owais Ahmad Bhat of Gund Brath and Tahir Ramzan Dar of Saidpora were killed in an overnight gunfight with the government forces in Brath Kalan on Thursday.

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