Srinagar: A complete shutdown on Friday is being observed on the seventh consecutive day in Pulwama district of south Kashmir to mourn the killing of seven civilians and three militants.
The coordination committee in Pulwama had extended shutdown till December 21. The district’s traders body called for a protest after Friday prayers and also to submit a memorandum, demanding inquiry into the killings would be submitted to Deputy Commissioner.
All shops and other commercial establishments, colleges and coaching centres are closed in the town for the sixth day.
Almost all roads in the town are deserted as traffic remained off the roads.
On Saturday three militants and an army man were killed in a gunfight in Sirnoo village of district Pulwama.
Seven civilians were also killed and scores of others were injured in forces action in the area on the same day.