South Kashmir’s Shopian shuts down for third day against militant killings

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Srinagar: Following the killing of six militants a complete shutdown is being observed for third straight day in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday.

All shops, commercial establishments, government and private offices remained closed while public transport was off the roads in the district.


Earlier, on Monday three militants were killed in a gunfight with forces in Hapatnar area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district. All the three slain militants belonged to south Kashmir areas

On Tuesday, three militants were killed during a gunfight with government forces in Shirmal village of Shopian district.

Meanwhile,the Internet service was restored on Thursday after remaining suspended for three consecutive days.


  1. If they shut down in sympathy with enemies of India, so be it. But operations against the terrorists and stonepelters and overground workers of terrorists should be firmly dealt with. They should not be given opportunity to gain strength again.

  2. To bring total development safety and security in HINDUSTAN, Indians will have to unite and destroy CONGRESS party. They have enjoyed enough at the expenses of the masses. Time has come to put Congress in its final resting place and that is in the graveyard.